Literature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and reading practices (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Literature in the marketplace : nineteenth-century British publishing and reading practices

Author: John O Jordan; Robert L Patten
Publisher: Cambridge, Angleterre : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays addresses important issues in the history of the book, and considers aspects of the production, circulation, and consumption of printed texts. Using different methodological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John O Jordan; Robert L Patten
ISBN: 0521452473 9780521452472
OCLC Number: 301531389
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction: publishing history as hypertext John O. Jordan and Robert L. Patten; 2. Some trends in British book production 1800-1919 Simon Eliot; 3. Wordsworth in The Keepsake, 1829 Peter J. Manning; 4. Copyright and the publishing of Wordsworth 1850-1900 Stephen Gill; 5. Sam Weller's Valentine J. Hillis Miller; 6. Serialised retrospection in The Pickwick Papers Robert L. Patten; 7. Textual/sexual pleasure and serial publication Linda K. Hughes and Michael Lund; 8. The disease of reading and Victorian periodicals Kelly J. Mays; 9. How historians study reader response; or, what did Jo think of Bleak House? Jonathan Rose; 10. Dickens in the visual market Gerard Curtis; 11. Male pseudonyms and female authority in Victorian England Catherine A. Judd; 12. A bibliographical approach to Victorian publishing Maura Ives; 13. The 'wicked Westminster', the Fortnightly, and Walter Pater's Renaissance Laurel Brake; 14. Serial fiction in Australian colonial newspapers Elizabeth Morrison; Index.
Responsibility: edited by John O. Jordan and Robert L. Patten.

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"Anyone interested in the British book trade, the kinds of audiences who read the books, and the effects of reading will find this a very useful collection." Studies in English Literature Read more...

 
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