Publishing at "the request of friends": Alexander Ross and James Beattie’s Authorial Networks in Eighteenth-Century Aberdeen

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Ruth Knezevich;
  • Publisher: Ghent University
  • Journal: Authorship (issn: 2034-4643, eissn: 2034-4643)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.21825/aj.v5i1.2352
  • Subject: P | PN1-6790 | eighteenth-century Scottish literature | Literature (General) | authorship | Alexander Ross | James Beattie | Language and Literature | Ruth Knezevich | book history

Authorship in eighteenth-century Aberdeen often functioned differently than in London and Edinburgh. The Aberdeen model of authorship relied heavily on an intricate network of booksellers, patrons, readers, and critics involved in preparing a text to be consumed by the ... View more
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