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Author Flint, Christopher.

Title The Appearance of Print in Eighteenth-Century Fiction.

Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: prose fiction and print culture in eighteenth-century Britain; PART ONE Author book reader; 1 Pre-scripts: the contexts of literary production; Books; Readers; Authors; 2 Post scripts: the fate of the page in Charles Gildon's epistolary fiction; Caveat scriptor; Caveat léctor; Caveat emptor; Tabula rasa; PART TWO Reader book author; 3 Dark matters: printer's ornaments and thesubstitution of text; Introduction; Swift's chasms; Richardson's flowers; Sterne's stars; Doing little good.
4 Inanimate fiction: circulating stories in object narrativesIf things could talk; The signs of things; Why objects speak; To coin a phrase; Circulating stories; 5 Only a female pen: women writers and fictions of the page; Introduction; Nobody to somebody; Provinces of the pen; Purchasing without publishing; "Two short but very clever novels"; A mouldering hand; Washing bills; The pen in their hands; Moving the desk closer; 6 After words; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Explains how new print technologies and the expansion of print culture allowed eighteenth-century writers to develop the novel form.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-273) and index.
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Subject English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Printing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Books -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Authors and publishers -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Authors and readers -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Fiction -- Appreciation -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Flint, Christopher. Appearance of Print in Eighteenth-Century Fiction. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2011 9781107008397
ISBN 9781139117845
113911784X
9781139128506 (electronic bk.)
1139128507 (electronic bk.)
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1107008395 (electronic bk.)
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0511996349 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786613296320