A new perspective on the disjunction between book culture and literary culture in the early nineteenth century that shaped the contours of the modern literary sphere.
Ina Ferris is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Her books include The Achievement of Literary Authority: Gender, History and the Waverley Novels, The Romantic National Tale and the Question of Ireland, and Bookish Histories: Books, Literature, and Commercial Modernity, 1700-1900 (co-edited with Paul Keen).
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Palgrave Studies in the Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Cultures of Print