Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 April 2016

368 Pages | Numerous illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198716525

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Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era

Richard McCabe

  • Provides wide chronological coverage from Caxton to Jonson
  • Discusses patronage from the different viewpoints of the patron, poet, coterie, court, printer, and book-market
  • Pays close attention to the language, tropes, and themes of patronage and the rhetoric of paratexts
  • Considers the material qualities of the presentation copy with plentiful illustrations from manuscript and print
  • Includes an extensive bibliography

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