The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2372 Wednessday, 04 December 2002
Date: Tuesday, 3 Dec 2002 09:17:46 -0400
Subject: 13.2371 Printers and Stationers in Early Modern
Comment: RE: SHK 13.2371 Printers and Stationers in Early Modern
>I am interested in representations of Printers and Stationers in >English
>seventeenth century literature (both elite and popular) Can anybody
>point me in the right direction? I am particularly interested in
>stereotypes found in Ballads and Chapbooks. All I have been able to >find
>so far has been Ben Jonson's Masque 'News from the New World Discovered
>in the Moon'.
According to Berger and Bradford's Index of Characters in Early Modern
Printers appear in
The Return from Parnassus (1603)
Time Vindicated (Jonson, 1623)
as well as the Jonson play cited by Ben Annis above
Stationers appear in
The Return from Parnassus (1603) -- the same character as above?
The Staple of News (Jonson,1626)
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