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Printing and parenting in early modern England

Author: Douglas A Brooks
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas A Brooks
ISBN: 9781351908849 1351908847
OCLC Number: 1100674514
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents: Introduction, Douglas A. Brooks. Part I Reproductive Rhetorics: Imprints: Shakespeare, Gutenberg, and Descartes, Margreta de Grazia; Meaning, 'seeing', printing, Ann Thompson and John O. Thompson. Part II Ink and Kin: A womb of his own: male Renaissance poets in the female body, Katharine Eisaman Maus; Ben Jonson's branded thumb and the imprint of textual paternity, Lynne Dickson Bruckner; All father: Ben Jonson and the psychodynamics of authorship, David Lee Miller. Part III Issues of the Book Trade: The bastard art: woodcut illustration in 16th-century England, James A. Knapp; Promiscuous textualities: the Nashe-Harvey controversy and the unnatural productions of print, Maria Teresa Micaela Prendergast; The birth of advertising, Michael Baird Saenger; Printing bastards: monstrous birth broadsides in early modern England, Aaron W. Kitch; 'Red Incke': reading the bleeding on the early modern page, Bianca F.C. Calabresi. Part IV Parental Authorities: Marginal maternity: reading Lady Anne Clifford's A Mirror for Magistrates, Stephen Orgel; Checking the father: anxious paternity and Jacobean press censorship, Cyndia Susan Clegg; Pater patriae: James I and the imprint of prerogative, Howard Marchitello. Part V Textual Legacies: How many children had Alice Walker?, Laurie E. Maguire; Mothers and authors: Johnson v. Calvert and the new children of our imagination, Mark Rose; In locus parentis, Judith Roof. Afterword, Jennifer Wynne Hellwarth; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas A. Brooks.
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