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By Katherine D. Harris
Initially released in diminutive, decoratively sure volumes packed with engravings of popularly well-known paintings and “sentimental” poetry and prose, the annuals attracted a essentially middle-class girl readership. The annuals have been published every one November, making them an awesome Christmas present, lover’s current, or token of friendship. promoting greater than 100,000 copies in the course of every one vacation season, the annuals have been accused of inflicting a pandemic and encouraging an “unmasculine and unbawdy age” that lasted via 1860 and lingered in spinoff types until eventually the early 20th century in either the U.S. and Europe. the yearly thrived within the 1820s and after despite — or maybe simply because of — its “feminine” writing and lovely form.
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Forget Me Not: The Rise of the British Literary Annual, 1823–1835 (Series in Victorian Studies) by Katherine D. Harris