Ways of Writing–Now in Paperback

Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth-Century New England
David D. Hall
248 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 illus.
Cloth 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4102-0 | $49.95 | £32.50
Paper 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2208-1 | $22.50 | £15.00
A volume in the Material Texts series

"Hall's work . . . complicates and refines our notions of the significance of theWays of Writing individual author and his/her originality in making texts during this period as well as the significance we assign the practices of anonymity. . . . [A] richly detailed and engagingly written study."–American Historical Review

Ways of Writing is about the making of texts in seventeenth-century New England, whether they were fashioned into printed books or disseminated in handwritten form. David D. Hall explores issues of authority and authenticity, the roles of intermediaries, and the political and social contexts of publication, among other issues. Read more . . .

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