Dreaming in Books
The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Chicago Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $23.00|
| Book Description: |
At the turn of the nineteenth century, publishing houses in London, New York, Paris, Stuttgart, and Berlin produced books in ever greater numbers. But it was not just the advent of mass printing that created the era’s “bookish” culture. According to Andrew Piper, romantic writing and romantic writers played a crucial role in adjusting readers to this increasingly international and overflowing literary environment. Learning how to use and to want books...