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I Hope I Don't IntrudePrivacy and its Dilemmas in Nineteenth-Century Britain$
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David Vincent

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198725039

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725039.001.0001

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The Paul Pry Industry

The Paul Pry Industry

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(p.67) 4 The Paul Pry Industry
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I Hope I Don't Intrude
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David Vincent

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725039.003.0004

The chapter examines the global impact of Paul Pry, who had reached as far as Australia by 1840. It investigates the immensely energetic material culture which was created by and in turn sustained the stage success. Detail is provided on the naming of ships, stagecoaches, racehorses and other animals and flowers, public houses, the production of figurines, snuff boxes and other consumer items bearing his name, and his exploitation for popular song (including ‘Cherry Ripe’) and many forms of popular literature. It concludes with a discussion of objects as actors, with their own identity but in constant dialogue with other objects and the meanings they embodied.

Keywords:   material culture, popular song, popular literature, transport, public houses, celebrity

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