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Anonymity

Author: John Mullan
Publisher: London : Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of the great books of English literature were first published without their authors' names upon them. But why did authors choose anonymity? And how did it excite the curiosity of their first readers? Ranging from the sixteenth century to the present day, "Anonymity" looks at the ways in which the disguises of writers such as Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte were first used to tease readers (and bamboozle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mullan
ISBN: 9780571195145 0571195148
OCLC Number: 232150709
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: John Mullan.

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Many of the great books of English literature were first published without their authors' names upon them. But why did authors choose anonymity? Ranging from the sixteenth century onwards, this book  Read more...

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