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The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870; the papers of William Charvat.

Author: William Charvat
Publisher: [Columbus] Ohio State University Press [1968]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Charvat, William, 1905-1966.
Profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870.
[Columbus] Ohio State University Press [1968]
(OCoLC)617650638
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Charvat
OCLC Number: 190867
Description: xviii, 327 pages facsimile, portrait 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The beginnings of professionalism --
The conditions of authorship in 1820 --
American romanticism and the depression of 1837 (1937) --
Cooper as professional author (1954) --
Poe : journalism and the theory of poetry (1962) --
The popularization of poetry --
Longfellow --
Longfellow's income from his writings, 1842-52 (1944) --
James T. Fields and the beginnings of book promotion (1954) --
Melville's income (1943) --
Melville --
Melville and the common reader (1958) --
Literary economics and literary history (1950) --
The people's patronage (1948).
Responsibility: Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones.

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