The house of Blackwood : Author-publisher relations in the Victorian era (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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The house of Blackwood : Author-publisher relations in the Victorian era

Author: David Finkelstein
Publisher: University Park (Pa.) : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.
Series: Penn State series in the history of the book
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The House of Blackwood, David Finkelstein exposes for the first time the successes and failures of this onetime publishing powerhouse. The value of the archive Finkelstein studies is its  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Finkelstein
ISBN: 0271021799 9780271021799
OCLC Number: 469179955
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 185-189.
Description: VIII-199 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: ContentsList of Illustrations Acknowledgments 1. Setting the Scene 2. Finding Success: Blackwood's, 1860-1879 3. Africa Rewritten: The Case of John Hanning Speke 4. Reade Revised: A Woman Hater and the Women's Medical Movement 5. Shifting Ground: Blackwood's, 1880-1912 6. Creating House Identities: Nineteenth-Century Publishing Memoirs and the Annals of a Publishing House 7. "A Grocer's Business": William Blackwood IIIand the Literary Agents Conclusion Appendices 1-3: Introduction Appendix 1. Blackwood & Sons Publishing Statistics, 1860-1910 Appendix 2. Blackwood's Magazine Sales, 1856-1915 Appendix 3. Margaret Oliphant Sales, 1860-1897 Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Penn State series in the history of the book
Responsibility: David Finkelstein.
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