Book History, Volume 6

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Penn State Press, Sep 1, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 344 pages
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Book History is the annual journal of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Inc. (SHARP).

Book History is devoted to every aspect of the history of the book, broadly defined as the history of the creation, dissemination, and the reception of script and print. Book History publishes research on the social, economic, and cultural history of authorship, editing, printing, the book arts, publishing, the book trade, periodicals, newspapers, ephemera, copyright, censorship, literary agents, libraries, literary criticism, canon formation, literacy, literacy education, reading habits, and reader response.

 

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Contents

EighteenthCentury British Circulating Libraries and Cultural Book History
1
Early Print Cultures in Colonial India
23
Reveries of a Bachelor and the Rhetoric of Detached Intimacy
57
Scots and Print Culture in New Zealand 18601900
95
Japan and the Internationalization of the Serial Fiction Market
109
The Colonial Market Imperial Publishers and the Demise of the ThreeDecker Novel
127
Spoken Recordings and Recitation Anthologies 18801920
147
The Case of Frank Swinnerton
175
Who Owns the Means of Cultural Production? The Soviet Yiddish Publishing Industry of the 1920s
197
Resistance and Conformity in the Publishing Practices of F R Leavis
227
RePublishing the Great Books in the United States in the 1990s
251
The Politics of Print The Historiography of the Book in Early Spanish America
277
Contributors
307
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About the author (2003)

Ezra Greenspan is Kahn Distinguished Professor of English, Southern Methodist University. Among his other publications is George Palmer Putnam: Representative American Publisher (Penn State Press, 2000).

Jonathan Rose is Professor of History at Drew University. His other books include T he Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (2001) and The Holocaust and the Book: Destruction and Preservation (2001).

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