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Description - Anonymity by John Mullan

Many of the great books of English literature were first published without their authors' names upon them. But why did authors choose anonymity? And how did it excite the curiosity of their first readers? Ranging from the sixteenth century to the present day, "Anonymity" looks at the ways in which the disguises of writers such as Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte were first used to tease readers (and bamboozle critics). It is a gripping and fascinating fast-paced tour of many of the greatest works in English, and will enrich and reward all who love to read.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571195145
ISBN-10: 0571195148
Format: Hardback
(223mm x 143mm x 32mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Mullan

John Mullan is Professor of English at University College London. He has published widely on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature, including How Novels Work (OUP). He is also a broadcaster and journalist and writes a weekly column on contemporary fiction for the Guardian.

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