John Donne and the Conway papers : patronage and manuscript circulation in the early seventeenth century /

How and why did men and women send handwritten poetry, drama, and literary prose to their friends and social superiors in the seventeenth century-and what were the consequences of these communications? Within this culture of manuscript publication, why did John Donne (1572-1631), an author who attem...

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Author / Creator:Smith, Daniel Starza, author.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (xxiii, 390 pages .)
Language:English
Subject:Manuscripts, English -- History.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English language -- English.
Written communication -- England -- History.
POETRY -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English literature -- Early modern.
Manuscripts, English.
Written communication.
England.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12015958
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ISBN:019166832X
9780191668326
9780191802812
0191802816
9780199679133
0199679134
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:How and why did men and women send handwritten poetry, drama, and literary prose to their friends and social superiors in the seventeenth century-and what were the consequences of these communications? Within this culture of manuscript publication, why did John Donne (1572-1631), an author who attempted to limit the circulation of his works, become the most transcribed writer of his age? John Donne and the Conway Papers examines these questions in greatdetail. Daniel Starza Smith investigates a seventeenth-century archive, the Conway Papers, in order to explain the relationship between Donne a.
Other form:Print version: Smith, Daniel Starza. John Donne and the Conway papers. First edition. 9780199679133 0199679134