Franklin

The literary market : authorship and modernity in the old regime / Geoffrey Turnovsky.

Author/Creator:
Turnovsky, Geoffrey.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010.
Series:
Material texts
Material texts
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 286 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Authorship -- Economic aspects -- France -- History.
Literature publishing -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Literature publishing -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Book industries and trade -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Book industries and trade -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Contents:
Literary commerce in the age of honnête publication
The paradoxes of enlightenment publishing
"Living by the pen": mythologies of modern authorial autonomy
Economic claims and legal battles: writers turn to the market
The reality of a new cultural field: the case of Rousseau.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780812241952 (alk. paper)
0812241959 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
320800443
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