Authorship 2020-10-27T12:28:13+01:00 Gert Buelens Open Journal Systems Authorship aims to offer a venue in which to describe diverse historical and discursive settings of authorship, and to grapple with the complex issues of authorial authority, independence or interdependence, and self-fashioning. Who Contributed to Late-Eighteenth-Century English Newspapers? 2020-05-15T17:32:02+02:00 Johanne Kristiansen <p>A dominant narrative shaping how we view the eighteenth-century English press is that newspapers were important forums for debate and opinion, and that they contributed significantly to the gradual broadening of political participation and inclusion. Yet we still know rather little about the contributors to newspapers in this period, and thus about the social accessibility of this public forum. Based on a systematic reading of six daily newspapers from the politically turbulent years 1790–92, this article explores the following questions: Who contributed to late eighteenth-century English newspapers in this important period? How open was the English press to writers from different social backgrounds?</p> 2019-12-31T00:00:00+01:00 Copyright (c) 2019 Johanne Kristiansen Ingo Berensmeyer, Gert Buelens and Marysa Demoor (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Literary Authorship. Cambridge University Press, 2019 2020-10-27T12:28:13+01:00 Andrew Bennett <p>A review of Ingo Berensmeyer, Gert Buelens and Marysa Demoor's (eds.) <em>The Cambridge Handbook of Literary Authorship</em> (Cambridge University Press, 2019).&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-15T17:31:32+02:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Koenraad Claes; Andrew Bennett