Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010.
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.