By Janet Wright Starner, Barbara Howard Traister
Increasing the scholarly dialog approximately anonymity in Renaissance England, this essay assortment explores the phenomenon in all its number of equipment and genres in addition to its complicated dating with its modify ego, attribution stories. participants tackle such questions as those: What have been the results of publishing and interpreting nameless texts for Renaissance writers and readers? What cultural constraints and topic positions made nameless ebook in print or manuscript a strategic selection? What are the prospective responses to Renaissance anonymity in modern study rooms and scholarly debate? the quantity opens with essays investigating specific texts-poetry, performs, and pamphlets-and the inflection every one style supplies to the problem of anonymity. the gathering then turns to think about extra summary outcomes of anonymity: its functionality in destabilizing scholarly assumptions approximately authorship, its moral ramifications, and its courting to attribution stories.
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