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Making the English Canon - Print-Capitalism and the Cultural Past 1700-1770

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Jonathan Brody Kramnick's book examines the formation of the English canon over the first two-thirds of the eighteenth century. Kramnick details how the idea of literary tradition emerged out of a prolonged engagement with the institutions of cultural modernity, from the public sphere and national identity to capitalism and the print market. Looking at a wide variety of eighteenth-century critical writing, he analyzes the tensions that inhabited the categories of national literature and public culture at the moment of their emergence.
The dustjacket is in very good condition. The hardback cover is also in very good condition. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked.
First published/copyright 1998.

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dustjacket
Author(s):
Jonathan Brody Kramnick
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.6 x 23.5 x 2.1 cm
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521641276
ISBN-13:
9780521641272
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Making the English Canon - Print-Capitalism and the Cultural Past 1700-1770

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Jonathan Brody Kramnick's book examines the formation of the English canon over the first two-thirds of the eighteenth century. Kramnick details how the idea of literary tradition emerged out of a prolonged engagement with the institutions of cultural modernity, from the public sphere and national identity to capitalism and the print market. Looking at a wide variety of eighteenth-century critical writing, he analyzes the tensions that inhabited the categories of national literature and public culture at the moment of their emergence.
The dustjacket is in very good condition. The hardback cover is also in very good condition. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and unmarked.
First published/copyright 1998.

Added value:
dustjacket
Author(s):
Jonathan Brody Kramnick
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.6 x 23.5 x 2.1 cm
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521641276
ISBN-13:
9780521641272
Number of pages:
287
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Making the English Canon - Print-Capitalism and the Cultural Past 1700-1770

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