The Crisis of Literature in the 1790s: Print Culture and the Public Sphere
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The Crisis of Literature in the 1790s: Print Culture and the Public Sphere (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism)

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This book offers an original study of debates that arose in the 1790s about the nature and social role of literature and the new class of readers produced by the revolution in information and literacy in eighteenth-century England. The first part concentrates on the dominant arguments about the role of literature and the status of the author; the second shifts its focus to...more
Hardcover, 314 pages
Published November 28th 1999 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 8th 1995)
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