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The Literary Underground of the Old Regime
by Robert Darnton and I. R. Darnton

Overview - Robert Darnton introduces us to the shadowy world of pirate publishers, garret scribblers, under-the-cloak book peddlers, smugglers, and police spies that composed the literary underground of the Enlightenment. By drawing on an ingenious selection of previously hidden sources, he reveals for the first time the fascinating story of this eighteenth-century counterculture that has virtually disappeared from history.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Robert Darnton introduces us to the shadowy world of pirate publishers, garret scribblers, under-the-cloak book peddlers, smugglers, and police spies that composed the literary underground of the Enlightenment. By drawing on an ingenious selection of previously hidden sources, he reveals for the first time the fascinating story of this eighteenth-century counterculture that has virtually disappeared from history.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780674536579
  • ISBN-10: 0674536576
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: October 1985
  • Page Count: 276


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