Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England
By (author) Stephen B. Dobranski
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Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England by Stephen B. Dobranski
Book DescriptionWhile authors in early modern England were gaining new authority - legally, economically and symbolically - Renaissance readers also were expected to participate in and make use of an author's writings. In this book, Stephen B. Dobranski examines how the seventeenth-century phenomenon of printing apparently unfinished works ushered in a new emphasis on authors' responsibility for written texts while it simultaneously reinforced Renaissance practices of active reading. Bringing together textual studies, literary criticism and book trade history, Dobranski provides fresh insight into Renaissance constructions of authorship and offers discerning interpretations of publications by Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, John Donne, Robert Herrick and John Milton. The omissions in all these writers' works provide a unique window into English literary history: through these blank spaces we glimpse the tension between implication and inference, between writers' intentions and readers' responses and between an individual author and a collaborative community.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521842969
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen B. Dobranski
Milton in Context, Paperback (December 2015)
An accessible reference work for both students and scholars wanting to enrich their understanding of Milton's writings and his world.
Milton's Visual Imagination, Hardback (October 2015)
Milton's Visual Imagination contends that Milton enriches his biblical source text with acute and sometimes astonishing visual details.
Cambridge Introduction to Milton, Hardback (January 2012)
This book makes Milton's works accessible and enjoyable by providing engaging and lucid explanations of his life, times and writings.
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Dobranski provides fresh insight into Renaissance constructions of authorship.
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Author Biography - Stephen B. Dobranski
Stephen Dobranski is author of Milton, Authorship and the Book Trade, and co-editor of Milton and Heresy.
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