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Pen, print and communication in the eighteenth century

Caroline Archer-Parré and Malcolm Dick

Abstract

Pen, print and communication in the eighteenth century is a volume of fourteen essays each of which explores the production, distribution and consumption of both private and public texts during the Enlightenment from a variety of historical, theoretical and critical perspectives.  During the eighteenth century there was a growing interest in recording, listing and documenting the world, whether for personal interest and private consumption, or general record and the greater good. Such documentation was done through both the written and printed word. Each genre had its own material conventions ... More

Keywords: communication, Enlightenment, letters, pens, print, print culture, printing, script, writing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781789622300
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789622300.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caroline Archer-Parré, editor
Birmingham City University

Malcolm Dick, editor
University of Birmingham

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