The Manufacturers of Literature: Writing and the Literary Marketplace in Eighteenth-Century England.
An exploration of how writers, readers, and publishers took advantage of the unique opportunities presented in 18th century Britain to create a new art form, a new form of social discourse, and created our modern ideas of art for a more general public. The development of "Literature" as we now understand it, starting with Addison and Steele and ending with two chapters on Fanny Burney. Explore the stage that was set for Austen's work. University of Delaware Press/ Associated University Presses. 2002. Hb, Dj. List Price $99.00. Special price $68.00