Reading It Wrong: An Alternative History of Early Eighteenth-Century Literature

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$44.40
Publisher
Princeton University Press
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Pages
328
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.2 X 1.2 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780691170688

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About the Author
Abigail Williams is professor of eighteenth-century studies at the University of Oxford and Lord White Tutorial Fellow at St Peter's College, Oxford. She is the author of The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home and Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture. She is also the editor of Jonathan Swift's Journal to Stella.
Reviews
"[A] sharp study. . . . The thorough research--drawn largely from margin annotations, letters, and journals--impresses, illuminating the dynamic ways an expanding readership made sense of Augustan literature. English scholars will find much to ponder."-- "Publishers Weekly"