Early Modern Authorship and Prose Continuations

Adaptation and Ownership from Sidney to Richardson

  • Natasha Simonova

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 204-225

About this book


The first in-depth account of fictional sequels in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this examines cases of prose fiction works being continued by multiple writers, reading them for evidence of Early Modern attitudes towards authorship, originality, and literary property.


authorship authors reading sequels continuations prose fiction Early Modern Restoration seventeenth century eighteenth century copyright literary property fanfiction paratexts correspondence originality imitation adaptation Sir Philip Sidney The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia Autorschaft fiction prose

Authors and affiliations

  • Natasha Simonova
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  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK

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