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The book beautiful : Walter Pater and the house of Macmillan

Author: R M Seiler
Publisher: London ; New Brunswick, NJ : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed in the United States by Transaction Publishers, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The letters collected here comprise an important chapter in the life of Walter Pater's literary career. They record in great detail the relations between this Victorian man of letters and his publisher, Macmillan and Co. Specifically they illustrate how such discussions affected the form as well as the content of his books. The book provides a very full illustration and analysis of the crucial influence of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Book beautiful.
London ; New Brunswick, NJ : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed in the United States by Transaction Publishers, 1999
(OCoLC)607314716
Named Person: Walter Pater; Walter Pater, Schriftsteller.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R M Seiler
ISBN: 0485115352 9780485115352
OCLC Number: 40453141
Description: xii, 206 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Daniel and Alexander --
Victorian Bookmaking --
The House of Macmillan --
Pater's Literary Career.
Responsibility: edited by Robert M. Seiler.

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"The letters collected here comprise an important chapter in the life of Walter Pater's literary career. They record in great detail the relations between this Victorian man of letters and his publisher, Macmillan and Co. Specifically they illustrate how such discussions affected the form as well as the content of his books. The book provides a very full illustration and analysis of the crucial influence of the author-publisher relationship to literature."--Jacket.

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