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The Resource The reading nation in the Romantic period, William St Clair

The reading nation in the Romantic period, William St Clair

Label
The reading nation in the Romantic period
Title
The reading nation in the Romantic period
Statement of responsibility
William St Clair
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Most people believed that reading significantly influenced minds, attitudes, and actions during the centuries when printed paper was the only means by which texts could travel across time and distance. William St. Clair offers a very different picture of the past from those presented by traditional approaches through quantified information he provides on book prices, print runs, intellectual property, and readerships gathered from over fifty publishing and printing archives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
St. Clair, William
Dewey number
028/.9
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1003
LC item number
.S77 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Book industries and trade
  • Literature and society
  • English literature
  • Books and reading
  • Book industries and trade
  • Literature and society
  • England
Label
The reading nation in the Romantic period, William St Clair
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Reading and its consequences -- 2. Economic characteristics of the printed book industry -- 3. Intellectual property -- 4. Anthologies, abridgment, and the development of commercial vested interests in prolonging the obsolete -- 5. The high monopoly period in England -- 6. The explosion of reading -- 7. The old canon -- 8. Shakespeare -- 9. Literary production in the romantic period -- 10. Manufacturing -- 11. Selling, prices, and access -- 12. Romance -- 13. Reading constituencies -- 14. Horizons of expectations -- 15. 'Those vile French piracies' -- 16. 'Preparatory schools for the brothel and the gallows' -- 17. At the boundaries of the reading nation -- 18. Frankenstein -- 19. North America -- 20. Reading, reception, and dissemination -- 21. The romantic poets in the Victorian age -- 22. The political economy of reading
Control code
52886917
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 765 pages
Isbn
9780521810067
Lccn
2003060795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The reading nation in the Romantic period, William St Clair
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Reading and its consequences -- 2. Economic characteristics of the printed book industry -- 3. Intellectual property -- 4. Anthologies, abridgment, and the development of commercial vested interests in prolonging the obsolete -- 5. The high monopoly period in England -- 6. The explosion of reading -- 7. The old canon -- 8. Shakespeare -- 9. Literary production in the romantic period -- 10. Manufacturing -- 11. Selling, prices, and access -- 12. Romance -- 13. Reading constituencies -- 14. Horizons of expectations -- 15. 'Those vile French piracies' -- 16. 'Preparatory schools for the brothel and the gallows' -- 17. At the boundaries of the reading nation -- 18. Frankenstein -- 19. North America -- 20. Reading, reception, and dissemination -- 21. The romantic poets in the Victorian age -- 22. The political economy of reading
Control code
52886917
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 765 pages
Isbn
9780521810067
Lccn
2003060795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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