Preparing for Politics
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Richard Steele, Irishman Early in October 1713, the essayist, playwright, and political propagandist Richard Steele began a new periodical that he called the Englishman. It was the h periodical in seven years for which he acted as editor and principle writer, and it was the most political. It was the immediate successor to his Guardian, and its persona or eidolon claimed to have purchased the Guardian’s goodwill from Nestor Ironside, its ctional editor. Ironside dramatically reinforced the need to move from a periodical of manners to a periodical of politics.