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Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450 1800 review Î 6 Ly in the kindred documentary fields of literary and archaeological falsification was the most visible symptom of a dramatic shift in attitudes toward historical evidence and in the relation of texts to contemporary society The authors capture the impact of this evolution within many fundamental cultural transformations including the rise of print changing tastes and fortunes of the literary marketplace and the Protestant and Catholic ReformationsContributors Frederic Clark James Coleman Richard Cooper Arthur Freeman Anthony Grafton A Katie Harris Earle A Havens Jack Lynch Shana D O'Connell Ingrid Rowland Walter Stephens Elly Truitt Kate Tunsta.review Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450 1800
Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450 1800 review Î 6 Y of forgery and its sinister impact on genuine scholarship This volume demonstrates that early modern forgery was a literary tradition in its own right with distinctive connections to politics Greek and Roman classics religion philosophy and modern literature The thirteen essays draw immediate inspiration from Johns Hopkins University's acuisition of the Bibliotheca Fictiva the world's premier research collection dedicated exclusively to the subject of literary forgery which consists of several thousand rare books and uniue manuscript materials from the early modern period and beyondThe early modern explosion in forgery of all kinds particular.
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Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450 1800 review Î 6 Forgery is an eternal problem In literature and the writing of history suspiciously attributed texts can be uniuely revealing when subjected to a nuanced critiue False and spurious writings impinge on social and political realities to a degree rarely confronted by the biographical criticism of yesteryear They deserve a critical reading of the sort far often bestowed on canonical works of poetry and prose fictionThe first comprehensive treatment of literary and historiographical forgery to appear in a uarter of a century Literary Forgery in Early Modern Europe 1450 1800 goes well beyond uestions of authorship spotlighting the imaginative vitalit.