Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1St Edition edition (October 31, 1985)
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This publication examines the stipulations of authorship and the advance of publishing and journalism in the course of the 19th century. It offers a close account at the social, cultural, and monetary elements that keep watch over literary job, and make certain literary luck or failure. There are chapters at the position of girls and working-class writers in a predominantly male, middle-class publishing undefined; on literary golf equipment, societies, and feuds; on patronage, charity, and nation aid for writers; on literary newshounds and the improvement of the bohemian personality; at the evidence that encouraged the fictitious global of Thackeray's Pendennis and Gissing's New Grub road; and at the long-running debates at the prestige of writers and the country of literature. Drawing on a variety of modern resources, the typical author provides considerably to our knowing of nineteenth-century literary background and tradition.