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The Resource Books and readers in early modern England : material studies, edited by Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer ; with an afterword by Stephen Orgel

Books and readers in early modern England : material studies, edited by Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer ; with an afterword by Stephen Orgel

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Books and readers in early modern England : material studies
Title
Books and readers in early modern England
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material studies
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edited by Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer ; with an afterword by Stephen Orgel
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Language
eng
Summary
Books and Readers in Early Modern Englandexamines readers, reading, and publication practices from the Renaissance to the Restoration. The essays draw on an array of documentary evidencefrom library catalogs, prefaces, title pages and dedications, marginalia, commonplace books, and letters to ink, paper, and bindingsto explore individual reading habits and experiences in a period of religious dissent, political instability, and cultural transformation. Chapters in the volume cover oral, scribal, and print cultures, examining the emergence of the "public spheres" of reading practices. Contributors, who include Christopher Grose, Ann Hughes, David Scott Kastan, Kathleen Lynch, William Sherman, and Peter Stallybrass, investigate interactions among publishers, texts, authors, and audience. They discuss the continuity of the written word and habits of mind in the world of print, the formation and differentiation of readerships, and the increasing influence of public opinion. The work demonstrates that early modern publications appeared in a wide variety of formsfrom periodical literature to polemical pamphletsand reflected the radical transformations occurring at the time in the dissemination of knowledge through the written word. These forms were far more ephemeral, and far more widely available, than modern stereotypes of writing from this period suggest
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non fiction
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Books and readers in early modern England : material studies, edited by Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer ; with an afterword by Stephen Orgel
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Books and readers in early modern England : material studies, edited by Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer ; with an afterword by Stephen Orgel
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt3fh9mt
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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Contents
  • Current trends in the history of reading / Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer -- Plays into print: Shakespeare to his earliest readers / David Scott Kastan -- Books and scrolls: navigating the Bible / Peter Stallybrass -- Theatrum Libri: Burton's Anatomy of melancholy and the failure of encyclopedic form / Christopher Grose -- Approaches to Presbyterian print culture: Thomas Edwards's Gangraena as source and text / Ann Hughes -- What did Renaissance readers write in their books? / William H. Sherman -- The countess of Bridgewater's London library / Heidi Brayman Hackel -- Lego Ego: reading seventeenth-century books of epigrams / Randall Ingram -- Devotion bound: a social history of The temple / Kathleen Lynch -- Preserving the ephemeral: reading, collecting, and the pamphlet culture of seventeenth-century England / Michael Mendle -- Licensing readers, licensing authorities in seventeenth-century England / Sabrina A. Baron
  • Licensing metaphor: Parker, Marvell, and the debate over conscience / Lana Cable -- John Dryden's angry readers / Anna Battigelli -- Afterword: records of culture / Stephen Orgel
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9780812204711
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illustrations.
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Electronic reproduction.
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