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Description - Print in Transition by Laurel Brake

This work examines the outbreak of print in late-Victorian Britain. It joins categories that are normally separated: literature/popular culture, books/magazines, publishers/newsagents, and media studies/media history. The approach is through material culture, archival material that is theorized and gendered. Chapters focus on authorship, production, and gender in relation to Dickens, Pater, Ruskin, Eliot, Symons, and James, and serials such as "Master Humphrey's Clock", the "Westminster Review", "Artist" and "Journal of Home Culture", "Publishers' Circular", "Yellow Book" and "Savoy".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333770474
ISBN-10: 0333770471
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 341
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 4-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Laurel Brake

LAUREL BRAKE is Senior Lecturer in Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London. She has published numerous articles on aspects of nineteenth-century literature, culture, gender, and the press. Her books include Subjugated Knowledges (1994), and Walter Pater (1994).