JACKSON, HJ: Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

Jackson, H. J. Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame. Yale University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780300174793. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31194) $12.00

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Examines our beliefs about literary fame by asking how it actually comes about. Offers new and unorthodox accounts of the coming-to-fame of some of Britain’s most revered authors (Jane Austin, Keats, etc) and compares their reputations and afterlives with those of their contemporary rivals.

Black-and-white illustrations. 294p. Measures 6.25×9.5 inches.