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The book world : selling and distributing British literature, 1900-1940 / edited by Nicola Wilson.

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Book world (Wilson)

Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
Physical Description:
xi, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Authors and publishers -- History -- 20th century.
Authors and publishers.
Authors and readers -- History -- 20th century.
Authors and readers.
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Book industries and trade.
Books -- Marketing -- History -- 20th century.
Books -- Marketing.
Books and reading -- History -- 20th century.
Books and reading.
Censorship -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
English literature -- Publishing -- History -- 20th century.
English literature -- Publishing.
Great Britain.
Subscription libraries -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Subscription libraries.
Wilson, Nicola, 1980- editor.

  • Introduction : the book world / Nicola Wilson
  • British publishers and colonial editions / Nicola Wilson
  • A trade in desires : emigration, A. C. Gunter and the Home Publishing Company / Simon Frost
  • "Introductions by eminent writers" : T.S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf in the Oxford world's classics series / Lise Jaillant
  • Literary success and popular romantic fiction : Ethel M. Dell, a case study / David Tanner
  • "The market is getting flooded with them" : Richard Aldington's Death of a hero and the war books boom / Vincent Trott
  • Genre at the Hogarth Press / Claire Battershill
  • Alec Craig, censorship and the literary marketplace : a bookman's struggles / Richard Espley
  • Boots Book-lovers' Library : domesticating the exotic and building provincial literary taste / Sally Dugan
  • Readers and reading patterns : oral history and the archive / Nickianne Moody
  • Surveying the trade : The book world and its translocal reach / Sydney J. Shep.