American Authors and the Literary Marketplace Since 1900

American Authors and the Literary Marketplace Since 1900

Author: James L. W. West, III

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812204537

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 188

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This book examines literary authorship in the twentieth century and covers such topics as publishing, book distribution, the trade editor, the literary agent, the magazine market, subsidiary rights, and the blockbuster mentality.

Fiction and the American Literary Marketplace

Fiction and the American Literary Marketplace

Author: Charles Johanningsmeier

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521520185

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Conventional literary history has virtually ignored the role of newspaper syndicates in publishing some of the most famous nineteenth-century writers. Stephen Crane, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson and Mark Twain were among those who offered their early fiction to 'Syndicates', firms which subsequently sold the work to newspapers across America for simultaneous, first-time publication. This newly decentralised process profoundly affected not only the economics of publishing, but also the relationship between authors, texts and readers. In the first full-length study of this publishing phenomenon, Charles Johanningsmeier evaluates the unique site of interaction syndicates held between readers and texts.

ILMP 2004

ILMP 2004

Author: Information Today, Inc

Publisher: Rr Bowker Llc

ISBN: 1573871753

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1820

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For book publishing contacts on a global scale, International Literary Market Place 2004 is your ticket to the peple, companies, and resources at the heart of publishing in more than 180 countries. With the flip of a page, you'll find completely up-to-date profiles for more than 16,500 book-related concerns around the globe including:*10,500 publishers and literary agents*1,100 major booksellers and book clubs*1,520 major libraries and library associations... and thousands of other book-related concerns. Plus, ILMP 2004 includes two publisher indexesTypes of Publications Index and Subject Indexthat offers access to publishers via some 140 headings. Additional coverage includes information on international literary prizes, copyright conventions, a yellow pages directory, and a worldwide calendar of events through 2007.

Virginia Woolf and the Literary Marketplace

Virginia Woolf and the Literary Marketplace

Author: J. Dubino

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230114791

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 263

View: 512

These unique essays focus primarily on Woolf's non-fiction and considers her in the context of the modernist marketplace. With research based on new archival material, this volume makes important new contributions to the study of the 'gift economy.'

Borges and the Literary Marketplace

Borges and the Literary Marketplace

Author: Nora C. Benedict

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300262407

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 300

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A fascinating history of Jorge Luis Borges’s efforts to revolutionize and revitalize literature in Latin America Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986) stands out as one of the most widely regarded and inventive authors in world literature. Yet the details of his employment history throughout the early part of the twentieth century, which foreground his efforts to develop a worldly reading public, have received scant critical attention. From librarian and cataloguer to editor and publisher, this writer emerges as entrenched in the physical minutiae and social implications of the international book world. Drawing on years of archival research coupled with bibliographical analysis, this book explains how Borges’s more general involvement in the publishing industry influenced not only his formation as a writer, but also global book markets and reading practices in world literature. In this way it tells the story of Borges’s profound efforts to revolutionize and revitalize literature in Latin America through his varying jobs in the publishing industry.

James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace

James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace

Author: Holly Faith Nelson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351925754

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 278

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Responding to the resurgence of interest in the Scottish working-class writer James Hogg, Sharon Alker and Holly Faith Nelson offer the first edited collection devoted to an examination of the critical implications of his writings and their position in the Edinburgh and London literary marketplaces. Writing during a particularly complex time in Scottish literary history, Hogg, a working shepherd for much of his life, is seen to challenge many of the aesthetic conventions adopted by his contemporaries and to anticipate many of the concerns voiced in discussions of literature in recent years. While the essays privilege Hogg's primary texts and read them closely in their immediate cultural context, the volume's contributors also introduce relevant research on oral culture, nationalism, transnationalism, intertextuality, class, colonialism, empire, psychology, and aesthetics where they serve to illuminate Hogg's literary ingenuity as a working-class writer in Romantic Scotland.

International Literary Market Place

International Literary Market Place

Author: Information Today Inc

Publisher: Information Today

ISBN: 1573872180

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1838

View: 943

For book publishing contacts on a global scale, International Literary Market Place 2006 is your ticket to the people, companies, and resources at the heart of publishing in more than 180 countries world-wide-from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. With the flip of a page, you'll find completely up-to-date profiles for more than 16,500 book-related concerns around the globe, including... 10,500 publishers and literary agents 1,100 major booksellers and book clubs 1,500 major libraries and library associations... and thousands of other book-related concerns-such as trade organizations, distributors, dealers, literary associations, trade publications, book trade events, and other resources conveniently organized in a country-by-country format. Plus, ILMP 2006 includes two publisher indexes-Types of Publications Index and Subject Index-that offer access to publishers via some 140 headings. Additional coverage includes information on international literary prizes, copyright conventions, a yellow pages directory, and a worldwide calendar of events through 2011.

How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book

How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book

Author: Rudy Shur

Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 0757000002

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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While many writers dream of seeing their books in print, most don't succeed simply because they don't know the ropes. Written by a publisher with over three decades of experience, How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book was designed to maximize your chance of getting your nonfiction work published. The book begins by helping you define your book's category, audience, and marketplace. You are then guided in choosing the most appropriate publishing companies for your work, crafting a winning proposal, and submitting your package in the best way possible. Special sections allow you to be a savvy player in the contract game, and fill you in on options such as self-publishing. Most important, this book helps you avoid the errors that often prevent writers from reaching their goal. Here is a proven system for taking your work from the desk drawer to the bookstore.