Provincial Readers in Eighteenth-Century England.

It is well known that the English novel took shape in the eighteenth century, but no one knows who read novels like Humphry Clinker and Clarissa when they were first published. Drawing on booksellers' archives and parish records, this book shows who in the Midlands actually bought novels, plays...

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Author / Creator: Fergus, Jan.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2007.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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