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Title Books and readers in early modern England : material studies / edited by Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer ; with an afterword by Stephen Orgel.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2002.
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Description vi, 305 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Material texts
Material texts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Current trends in the history of reading / Jennifer Andersen and Elizabeth Sauer -- Social contexts for writing. 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 --Traces of reading: Margins, libraries, prefacesm and bindings. 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 -- Print, publishing, and public opinion. 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.
Subject Books and reading -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Books and reading -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Book industries and trade -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Book industries and trade -- England -- History -- 17th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Added Author Andersen, Jennifer Lotte, editor.
Sauer, Elizabeth, 1964- editor.
Orgel, Stephen, author of foreword.
ISBN 0812236335 (alk. paper)
9780812236330 (alk. paper)
0812217942 (pbk.)
9780812217940 (pbk.)