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Title Bookish histories : books, literature, and commercial modernity, 1700-1900 / edited by Ina Ferris and Paul Keen
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

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Description x, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Palgrave studies in the Enlightenment, romanticism and cultures of print
Palgrave studies in the Enlightenment, romanticism and cultures of print.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ContentsAcknowledgementsNotes on ContributorsIntroduction: Towards a Bookish Literary History--I.Ferris &--P.KeenPART I: RECONFIGURING LITERARY HISTORYWild Bibliography: The Rise and Fall Book History in Nineteenth-Century Britain--J.Klancher'Uncommon Animals': Making Virtue of Necessity in the Age of Authors; P.KeenMaking Literary History in the Age of Steam--W.McKelvyPART II: BOOKS IN THE EVERYDAYCanons' Clockwork: Novels for Everyday Use--D.LynchBook-Love and the Remaking of Literary Culture in the Romantic Periodical--I.FerrisThe Art of Sharing: Reading in the Romantic Miscellany--A.PiperGetting the Reading Out of London Labor; L.PricePART III: REMAPPING THE LITERARY FIELDReading Collections: The Literary Discourse of Eighteenth-Century Libraries--B.M.BenedictImagining Hegel: Bookish Form and the Romantic Synopticon--M.Macovski'The Society of Agreeable and Worthy Companions': Bookishness and Manuscript Culture after 1750--B.A.SchellenbergThe Practice and Poetics of Curlism: Print, Obscenity, and the Merryland Pamphlets in the Career of Edmund Curll--T.KeymerCharlatanism and Resentment in Londons Mid-Eighteenth Century Literary Marketplace--S.DuringIndex
Summary "This ground-breaking collection of essays presents a new bookish literary history, which situates questions about books at the intersection of a range of debates about the role of authors and readers, the organization of knowledge, the vogue for collecting, and the impact of overlapping technologies of writing and shifting generic boundaries"--Provided by publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Authorship -- History -- 18th century.
Authorship -- History -- 19th century.
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Author Ferris, Ina.
Keen, Paul, 1963-
LC no. 2009041350
ISBN 0230222315 (hbk.)
9780230222311 (hbk.)
Other Titles Books, literature, and commercial modernity, 1700-1900