'Grossly material things' : women and book production in early modern England /

"In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf described fictions as 'grossly material things', rooted in their physical and economic contexts. This book takes Woolf's brief hint as its starting point, asking who made the books of the English Renaissance, and what the material circ...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Smith, Helen, 1977- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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Table of Contents:
  • 'Pen'd with double art': women at the scene of writing
  • 'A dame, an owner, a defendresse': women, patronage, and print
  • 'A free Stationers wife of this companye': women and the Stationers
  • 'Certaine women brokers and peddlers': beyond the London book trades
  • 'No deformitie can abide before the sunne': imagining early modern women's reading.