The Fame Machine: Book Reviewing and Eighteenth-Century Literary Careers

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The Fame Machine: Book Reviewing and Eighteenth-Century Literary Careers - Donoghue, Frank

This text explores how the concept of the literary career was reshaped by the commodification of writing in the 18th century, a period between an age of substantial sponsorship by the nobility and the fully developed literary market of the 19th century. It argues that, as the conditions of literary production shifted from a patronage system to an ... Read More

The Fame Machine: Book Reviewing and Eighteenth-Century Literary Careers 1996, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804725637

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