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Knowing Books: The Consciousness of Mediation in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Christina Lupton
216 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4372-7 | $55.00 | £36.00
A volume in the Material Texts series

Knowing BooksKnowing Books examines a variety of eighteenth-century sources that deploy language to emphasize their status as physical objects and their circulation as commodities. In Lupton's account, these texts use this device to enhance their appeal as entertaining objects, making them part of an ongoing tradition of self-conscious media.

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