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

by George Justice

Hardback • 2002 • $90.00
ISBN: 978-0874137507

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The Manufacturers 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.