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The Resource The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870 ; : the papers of William Charvat, Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones

The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870 ; : the papers of William Charvat, Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones

Label
The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870 ; : the papers of William Charvat
Title
The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870 ;
Title remainder
the papers of William Charvat
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-1966
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charvat, William
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Authorship
  • Authors and publishers
  • Literature publishing
  • Authors and readers
  • Authors, American
  • American literature
  • Authorship
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors and readers
Label
The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870 ; : the papers of William Charvat, Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
"Checklist: the publications of William Charvat": pages [317]-319. Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The beginnings of professionalism -- The conditions of authorship in 1820 -- American romanticism and the depression of 1837 (1937) -- Cooper as professional author (1954) -- Poe : journalism and the theory of poetry (1962) -- The popularization of poetry -- Longfellow -- Longfellow's income from his writings, 1842-52 (1944) -- James T. Fields and the beginnings of book promotion (1954) -- Melville's income (1943) -- Melville -- Melville and the common reader (1958) -- Literary economics and literary history (1950) -- The people's patronage (1948)
Control code
190867
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xviii, 327 pages
Lccn
68018107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimiles, portrait
System control number
(WaOLN)499021
Label
The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870 ; : the papers of William Charvat, Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
"Checklist: the publications of William Charvat": pages [317]-319. Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The beginnings of professionalism -- The conditions of authorship in 1820 -- American romanticism and the depression of 1837 (1937) -- Cooper as professional author (1954) -- Poe : journalism and the theory of poetry (1962) -- The popularization of poetry -- Longfellow -- Longfellow's income from his writings, 1842-52 (1944) -- James T. Fields and the beginnings of book promotion (1954) -- Melville's income (1943) -- Melville -- Melville and the common reader (1958) -- Literary economics and literary history (1950) -- The people's patronage (1948)
Control code
190867
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xviii, 327 pages
Lccn
68018107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimiles, portrait
System control number
(WaOLN)499021

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