The Literary Market: Authorship and Modernity in the Old Regime
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
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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