x, 218 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portrait ; 24 cm.
Studies in book and print culture.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Law, Theatre, and the Republic of Letters Stage I: Literary Property and Modern Spain 1. Cultivating Property: Desamortizacion and the Culture of Authors' Rights 2. Perforrnative Appeal: From El trovador to the Royal Decree Stage II: Poets and Publishers 3. Authors between Stage and Page 4. Editores and Owners Stage III: National literary Galleries 5. Textual Museums 6. Paratextual Performances in the 'Galerias dramaticas'.
Includes some text in Spanish.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-206) and index.