Literary folios and ideas of the book in early modern England

No Thumbnail Available
Issue Date
2014
Authors
Connor, Francis X.
Advisor
Citation

Connor, Francis X. Literary folios and ideas of the book in early modern England. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

Abstract

Repudiating the "gentle hoarders" : from manuscript to print in Sidney's Arcadias -- Samuel Daniel's works and the history and theory of the book -- Ben Jonson's Workes and bibliographic integrity -- Whatever you do, buy : literary folios and the marketplace in Shakespeare, Taylor, and Beaumont & Fletcher.

Table of Content
Description
This monograph makes clear how the format of the literary folio played a fundamental role in book history by encapsulating the unstable negotiation between commerce, cultural prestige, and the fundamental nature of the printed book.
Fran Connor is Assistant Professor in the Department of English. He studied English literature and drama at the University of Scranton (B.A., 1994) , George Mason University (M.A., 2003,) and took courses of paleography and early English books at the Folger Institute (Washington, DC, 2003, 2007.) Dr. Connor earned a doctorate in English Language and Literature at the University of Virginia (2011.)
publication.page.dc.relation.uri