Ways of Writing

Ways of Writing is about the making of texts in seventeenth-century New England, whether they were fashioned into printed books or disseminated in handwritten form. David D. Hall explores issues of authority and authenticity, the roles of intermediaries, and the political and social contexts of publication, among other issues.

Ways of Writing
The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth-Century New England

David D. Hall

2008 | 248 pages | Cloth $49.95 | Paper $24.95
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Contingencies of Authorship: The Protestant Vernacular Tradition, the Book Trades, and Technologies of Production
Ch. 2. Not in Print yet Published: The Practice of Scribal Publication
Ch. 3. Social Authorship and the Making of Printed Texts
Ch. 4. Textures of Social Authorship: Case Studies
Ch. 5. Between Unity and Sedition: The Practice of Dissent

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