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December 14, 2011

Off the Shelf- Episode 23: Appearance of Print in 18th Century Fiction with Chris Flint

Appearance of Print

Today on Off the Shelf I'm happy to welcome Christopher Flint as my guest. Chris has a new book out from Cambridge University Press entitled The Appearance of Print in Eighteenth-Century Fiction. In the book, Chris uses a wide variety of example books, texts, and authors from that era to look at the fluid and dynamic relationship between authors, publishers, printers, booksellers and readers. These various groups had sometimes surprising influence on each other in an age when prose fiction and the novel were being defined and redefined, based on how readers consumed texts, how printers assembled texts, and how writers created texts.

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Posted by William Claspy on December 14, 2011 09:40 AM

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