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Writers, readers, and reputations : literary life in Britain 1870-1918

Author: Philip Waller
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writers, Readers, and Reputations explores the literary world in which the modern best-seller first emerged. Writers were promoted as celebrities, advertising both products and themselves. Philip  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Waller
ISBN: 9780198206774 0198206771 9780199541201 0199541205
OCLC Number: 873683709
Awards: Winner of *Choice* Outstanding Academic Book 2007.
Description: x, 1181 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: PART I: THE READING WORLD ; PART II: WRITERS AND THE PUBLIC: THE PRICE OF FAME ; PART III: BEST-SELLERS ; PART IV: WRITERS AND THE PUBLIC: PENMEN AS PUNDITS
Responsibility: Philip Waller.

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A book I read slowly and with continuing pleasure and fascination ... * Philip Pullman, Guardian Books of the Year 2008 * ...a book of many pleasures and insights, and the product of remarkably Read more...

 
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