Studies of Authorship in the Long Eighteenth-Century, c.1985–2015

2008, 2010, 2017

This bibliography covers that a broad spectrum of sources and studies that are associated with “authorship,” both individual authors and authors as a group, in Europe and the Americas, for the period 1660–1800+ (I pursue eighteenth-century authors into the nineteenth century but neglect “Romantic” authors of the nineteenth century). “Authors” is rather inclusively defined here, including some writing history, medicine, music, science, and other non-literary fields, thus including writers who did not think of themselves as authors.

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