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There are a number )] TJ ET BT 34.016 251.939 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of books and articles on the history and influence of the magazine, not least Richard Altick?s 1997 study of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 237.683 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(its first ten years.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 116.672 237.683 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 116.672 236.289 m 130.664 236.289 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 130.664 237.683 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( But, as Leary argues, most existing works ignore the circumstances of production, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(accepting )] TJ ET BT 83.000 223.427 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 113.660 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?s seemingly monolithic editorial voice while ignoring the very different personalities and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(concerns of individual editors and artists. This study attempts a new and difficult task in trying to reconstruct )] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.915 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the ?pervasive medium of oral culture? \(p. 1\) that formed and focused the later print sources. Discussion of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the working methods of )] TJ ET BT 151.340 180.659 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 182.000 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?s writers, a collective of highly visible and vocal contributors, acts as a case )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(study within which the intersections of oral and print culture might be examined. In this endeavour Leary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 152.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(has been singularly fortunate in having at his disposal a manuscript diary of verbatim records of )] TJ ET BT 497.276 152.147 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dinner meetings, meetings that also acted as an editorial sounding board during which decisions regarding )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ideas for illustrations and issue emphases were debated. The diary, written by Henry Silver, covers a 12-year )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(period, between 1858 and 1870, and together with other documents \(letters, published and unpublished )] TJ ET BT 34.016 95.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memoirs\) it allows Leary to analyse the dynamic between idea and realisation within the confines of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pages of )] TJ ET BT 77.336 80.867 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 107.996 80.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. This is not another history of the magazine; the rivalries and personalities of )] TJ ET BT 485.948 80.867 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.611 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(celebrities are known already to most scholars of 19th-century print culture: Mark Lemon, Mayhew, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.355 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thackeray, Leech and Tenniel are all familiar names. 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A combination of talented writers and artists under the benevolent leadership of Mark )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lemon led to what Leary terms a ?refashioned political iconography? presented to a public that had become )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(slightly embarrassed by the visual and verbal excesses of the previous generation. The financial security that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(followed salaried appointments ? along with favourable responses to frequent requests for personal loans ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was provided by Bradbury and Evans and went far to eliminate the uncertainty and stress usually associated )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with writers for the periodical press. Most important for Leary?s thesis is the spirit of cooperation evident in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(what became a ?functional brotherhood of workers? \(p. 13\) under Lemon. The group saw themselves as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exclusive, committed to their enterprise, and speaking with a united, respectable voice to the middle-class )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reader. The weekly dinner meeting ? by invitation only ? was essential to the fostering of this sense of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exclusivity; one of the more surprising revelations of Silver?s records of these meetings, however, is the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extent to which talk at the dinners often degenerated into retelling of schoolboy pranks and sexual exploits. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The workings of a ?male domestic sphere,? and the ?sanctioned misbehaviour? \(p. 28\) evident in Silver?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(diary is at odds with the magazine?s public persona. Leary reminds the reader that one of the reasons ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(universally noted ? behind the success of the magazine in the 1840s was ?the rigid exclusion from its pages )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the personal invective and bawdy humour that had characertized much of the comic press of the time? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(39\). He suggests, then, that the )] TJ ET BT 185.000 527.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 215.660 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( weekly dinners acted as a safety valve; excess energy was worked out )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(before the business of catering to the middle-class sensibilities of the imagined reader was begun, though the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shifting boundaries of acceptable versus unacceptable content were also acknowledged. The chief object of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the dinner was discussion of the subject of the so-called ?Large Cut,? the full-page woodcut drawn by Leech, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and later by Tenniel, that set the tone for each issue. Leary contends, in his second chapter, that ultimate )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(deconstruction of the illustration, and therefore of any individual issue of the magazine, demands an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understanding of the various contexts in which it was placed: conversational, textual, topical, visual, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 428.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(analogical matters ?create a framework of allusion in which the cut achieves its commentary? \(p. 45\). The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extent to which the gossip \(literary, financial, sexual\) picked up by )] TJ ET BT 357.632 413.813 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 388.292 413.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( colleagues at other clubs and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dinners was re-told and used as the structure for the next issue has gone unnoticed until now; it is only )] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(through the existence of such verbatim reports as Silver?s diary that that missing piece in the mechanics of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 371.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(periodical production can be presented, though it should be noted that we get relatively little in the way of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(direct quotations from the diary. Leary says at one point that publication of the entire text had been mooted )] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by others, but that much of the diary was considered of little interest to the general reader. Nevertheless, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Silver?s musings on the gossip picked up and related to the table find their way into Leary?s argument about )] TJ ET BT 34.016 314.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the web of information that made up London?s literary world. The well-known story of Dickens?s break )] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with Bradbury and Evans over his attempts to stifle public information about his separation from his wife is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 285.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reworked here in terms of its impact on )] TJ ET BT 225.980 285.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 256.640 285.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( personnel. Thackeray?s engineering of the expulsion of a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 271.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(friend of Dickens from the Garrick club is similarly examined for its effect on both the magazine and its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 256.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(publishers. Swinburne?s sexual proclivities are given a good deal of attention, largely in relation to )] TJ ET BT 512.288 256.997 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 542.948 256.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 242.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(writers? attempts to dissociate themselves from G. A. Sala and his Bohemian crowd. Leary notes that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 228.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Lemon?s concern about ?it?s being )] TJ ET BT 211.640 228.485 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(known)] TJ ET BT 242.972 228.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(? that Bohemians had no hand in )] TJ ET BT 403.292 228.485 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 433.952 228.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( points to his awareness )] TJ ET BT 34.016 214.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the way in which the still largely oral transmission of the identities and affiliations of the )] TJ ET BT 476.312 214.229 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 506.972 214.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( staff )] TJ ET BT 34.016 199.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shaped the magazine?s reputation within the literary marketplace? \(pp. 77?8\). All of these case studies are )] TJ ET BT 34.016 185.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(useful in demonstrating the central tenet of Leary?s argument, and all point out the losing battle that such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 171.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(magazines as )] TJ ET BT 100.664 171.461 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 131.324 171.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( waged against ?personal journalism,? choosing to adhere to the old system of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 157.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(anonymity that attempted to present a single editorial voice to the reader, even while acknowledging the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 142.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fame of individual members of the )] TJ ET BT 203.324 142.949 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 233.984 142.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( collective.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 116.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chapter five outlines the growing influence of Shirley Brooks on the dinner meetings of )] TJ ET BT 459.968 116.693 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 490.628 116.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, using )] TJ ET BT 34.016 102.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(material from both Silver?s diary and those diaries of Brooks himself. The case of Brooks is worth pursuing; )] TJ ET BT 34.016 88.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(his funeral \(in 1874\) was attended by all of the literary luminaries of the day, and he was identified as one of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 73.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(greatest editors of the magazine, and yet he is almost unknown today. Leary traces Brooks? opinions in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 59.669 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(decisions made during those meetings; his opposition to political reform, ?his contempt for the poor?, his )] TJ ET endstream endobj 19 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 21 0 R 23 0 R 25 0 R ] /Contents 20 0 R >> endobj 20 0 obj << /Length 7153 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(defense of Governor Eyre, are all evident in the pages and illustrations of )] TJ ET BT 388.604 796.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 419.264 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(p. 120\). Leary maintains )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that the growing conservatism of the magazine, frequently ascribed to the aging profile of its editors, is in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fact largely the result of Brooks? prominence in talk, and therefore in the editorial stance of the material )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(produced during the 1860s. The assumption is that his influence on )] TJ ET BT 359.324 753.701 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 389.984 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( has disappeared from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical record due to its being located in conversations, in letters, and in behind-the-scenes attempts to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(alter public opinion about friends \(or rivals\) through the insertion of ?notices of one kind or another? in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(various long-forgotten journals \(p. 124\). The force of Brooks? personality is recovered through perusal of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(private recordings like those of Silver, and Leary makes much of the literary capital Brooks amassed. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Though there are similar nods elsewhere in the book in the direction of Bourdieu, Leary does not theorize his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 668.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(evidence, and misses, I think, an opportunity to show the usefulness of theory to book history.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The last chapter takes the reader rather farther away from the daily workings of the magazine, tracing the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rise of Bradbury and Evans as printer-publishers. However, the emphasis on the sort of financial stability the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(company provided the writers of )] TJ ET BT 193.652 613.397 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 224.312 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, allowing the editors to hire staff writers and thus freeing individuals )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from hack work, does ultimately bring us back to the matter at hand and repeats parts of the argument made )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(elsewhere in the book. In fact, the episodic nature of the text is both a strength and a weakness. Since some )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(episodes are connected, a certain amount of repetition of material is inevitable, and it is assumed, I think, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that the reader will dip in and out of it at will. In the case of Bradbury and Evans, it is clear that the firm?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ability to underwrite the various financial crises of )] TJ ET BT 279.308 542.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 309.968 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?s staff was crucial to the survival of the magazine. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(All of this is brought to light through the transcription of letters and diary entries outlining the small \(and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sometimes enormous\) sums requested of the firm. The business affairs of Bradbury and Evans are offered as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a last comment on the argument of the book as a whole. The personal relationship that the firm had built up )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with )] TJ ET BT 58.352 485.093 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch)] TJ ET BT 89.012 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( authors formed the mainstay and contributed to the longevity of the magazine. But the same )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(deliberate cultivation of close friendship with those who were technically employees could also become a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(liability, as when Bradbury and Evans?s relationship with Dickens soured and he took his books elsewhere )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to be printed.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(One of the great delights of this book is its chattiness ? a chattiness that extends to the forest of footnotes )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(adorning almost every page. They offer a parallel, more intimate portrait of the men and issues discussed in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the text: how much did Shirley Brooks make in a year? Where were the Punch offices located? Who knew )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that Henry Bradbury printed banknotes? The amount of information contained in the notes might easily )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(make up another volume on the magazine. Leary?s study is not definitive, and does not claim to be so, but it )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(does point out new avenues of inquiry to be followed, and it replicates in its emphasis on talk the loud, witty )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(atmosphere that must have been part of the weekly )] TJ ET BT 280.964 330.533 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Punch )] TJ ET BT 314.624 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dinner meetings. 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