The Manufacturers of Literature: Writing and the Literary Marketplace in Eighteenth-century England

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University of Delaware Press, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 281 pages
'The Manufactures of Literature' explores the effect of the development of the publishing industry upon print culture generally, and literature specifically, during the eighteenth century. The book is structured around case studies of important writers and publishers, including Addison and Steele, Pope, Johnson, Robert Dodsley, and Frances Burney.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Introduction
13
Sir Roger de Coverley as Agent of Change
31
Authorship and Literary Biography
71
Robert Dodsleys Collection of Poems by Several Hands the Modern Classic and Literary Value
112
The Excursion Evelina and Novel Culture
144
Frances Burneys Camilla and Modern Literary Authorship 112 144
195
Notes
234
Bibliography
259
Index
276
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