Books and their readers in eighteenth-century England : new essays / edited by Isabel Rivers.

This collection of eight new essays investigates ways in which significant kinds of 18th-century writings were designed and received by different audiences. Rivers explores the answers to certain crucial questions about the contemporary use of books. This new edition contains the results of importan...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Rivers, Isabel.
Format: eBook
Published:London ; New York : Continuum, 2001.
Table of Contents:
  • NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; 1 The Book Trades; 2 The English Bible and its Readers in the Eighteenth Century; 3 Theological Books from The Naked Gospel to Nemesis of Faith; 4 The History Market in Eighteenth-Century England; 5 Biographical Dictionaries and their Uses from Bayle to Chalmers; 6 Review Journals and the Reading Public; 7 Literary Scholarship and the Life of Editing; 8 The Production and Consumption of the Eighteenth-Century Poetic Miscellany; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.