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Sentiment & celebrity : Nathaniel Parker Willis and the trials of literary fame

Autor: Thomas Nelson Baker
Editora: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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A widely admired, if controversial, master of the sentimental appeal, poet and "magazinist" Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806-1867) was a pioneer in the modern business of celebrity. Willis, who became the gossip-dishing darling of the middle class and whose sister was the popular writer Fanny Fern (of Ruth Hall fame), was a shrewdly self-styled man of letters who attained international fame by publicizing the renowned  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
History
Pessoa Denominada: Nathaniel Parker Willis; Nathaniel Parker Willis; Nathaniel Parker Willis; Nathaniel Parker Willis
Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Thomas Nelson Baker
ISBN: 0195120736 9780195120738
Número OCLC: 38430898
Descrição: xi, 252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: Celebrity Comes of Age --
Beauty's Apostle --
American Pelham --
The Spy Who Came to Dinner --
The Coming Aristocracy --
Affairs of Honor --
Trials of Celebrity --
Outrageous Fictions --
Echoes.
Outros Títulos: Sentiment and celebrity
Responsabilidade: Thomas N. Baker.
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This volume tells the story of a man the "New York Times" once called "the most talked-about author in America." A widely admired, if controversial, master of the sentimental appeal, poet and  Ler mais...

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Although chiefly known today for his ties to Fanny Fern and Harriet Jacobs, N. P. Willis is a fascinating figure in his own right, and this book goes a long way toward explaining his significance. Ler mais...

 
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