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'We have a constant will to publish': the publishers of Shakespeare's First Folio

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A cultural history of the publishers and publishing of Shakespeare's First Folio
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This thesis is a cultural history of the publishing businesses that financed Shakespeare’s First Folio. The thesis argues that by 1623 each of the four businesses that formed the Folio syndicate had developed an influential reputation in the book trade, and that these reputations were crucial to the cultural positioning of the Folio on publication. Taking its lead from a dynamic new field of study that has been called 'cultural bibliography', the thesis investigates the histories and publi...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Department:
Royal Holloway University of London
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Department:
Universite de Geneve
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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2017-03-31

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