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The Literary Market–Now Available

The Literary Market: Authorship and Modernity in the Old Regime

Geoffrey Turnovsky

280 pages | 6 x 9 | none

Cloth Nov 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4195-2 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Material Texts series

The Literary Market
This study offers a new reading of the development of modern authorship in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century France, through a detailed reexamination of one of the central mythologies of this evolution: the author's passage from dependence on patronage to the autonomy of the market.

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