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By Adam G. Hooks

ISBN-10: 1107138078

ISBN-13: 9781107138070

promoting Shakespeare tells a narrative of Shakespeare's lifestyles and occupation in print, a narrative founded at the those that created, received, and offered books within the early glossy interval. The pursuits and investments of publishers and booksellers have outlined our rules of what's 'Shakespearean', and getting to their pursuits demonstrates how one model of Shakespearean authorship exceeded the remaining. during this ebook, Adam G. Hooks identifies and examines 4 pivotal episodes in Shakespeare's lifestyles in print: the debut of his narrative poems, the looks of a sequence of best-selling performs, the booklet of accrued variants of his works, and the cataloguing of these works. Hooks additionally deals a brand new form of biographical research and historicist feedback, one dependent no longer on exterior lifestyles files, nor at the texts of Shakespeare's works, yet at the books that have been published, released, offered, circulated, accrued, and catalogued lower than his name.

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Promoting Shakespeare tells a narrative of Shakespeare's existence and occupation in print, a narrative established at the those that created, acquired, and bought books within the early glossy interval. The pursuits and investments of publishers and booksellers have outlined our principles of what's 'Shakespearean', and getting to their pursuits demonstrates how one model of Shakespearean authorship exceeded the remainder.

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