Fiction and the American Literary Marketplace: The Role of Newspaper Syndicates in America, 1860-1900 / Edition 1

Fiction and the American Literary Marketplace: The Role of Newspaper Syndicates in America, 1860-1900 / Edition 1

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by Charles Johanningsmeier
     
 

The first full-length study of the role of syndicates in the publishing history of nineteenth-century America.See more details below

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The first full-length study of the role of syndicates in the publishing history of nineteenth-century America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521520188
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/08/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Publishing and Printing History Series
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Newspaper syndicates of the late nineteenth century: overlooked forces in the American literary marketplace; 1. Preparing the way for the syndicates: a revolution in American fiction production, distribution, and readership, 1860–1900; 2. The pioneers: readyprint, plate service, and early galley-proof syndicates; 3. The heyday of American fiction syndication: Irvin Bacheller, S. S. McClure and other independent syndicators; 4. What literary syndicates represented to authors: saviours, doctors, or something in between?; 5. What price must authors pay? The negotiations between galley-proof syndicates and authors; 6. Pleasing the customers: the balance of power between syndicates and newspaper editors; 7. Readers' experiences with syndicated fiction; 8. The decline of the literary syndicates; Notes; Bibliography.

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