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On demand : writing for the market in early modern England / David J. Baker.

  • Author

    Baker, David J

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010.

  • Subject

    English literature Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism

    Authorship Economic aspects England History

    Authors and readers England History

    Books and reading England History

    Book industries and trade England History

    Economics and literature England History

    Consumption (Economics) England History

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Marvelously altered -- Thomas Nashe, Pierce Penilesse, and the demon of consumption -- William Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida : credit risks -- Allegory of a china shop : Ben Jonson's entertainment at Britain's Burse and Volpone -- Idleness is an appendix to nobility : the preface -- To Robert Burton's anatomy of melancholy -- Coda : butter buyers.