The profession of authorship in America, 1800-1870; the papers of William Charvat. Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli. Foreword by Howard Mumford Jones.


[Columbus] Ohio State University Press [1968] .

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Subjects American literature -- 19th century -- Appreciation -- United States.
American literature -- Appreciation.
Authors and publishers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authors and publishers.
Authors and readers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authors and readers.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Economic conditions.
Authors, American -- Economic conditions.
Authorship -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authorship -- Economic aspects.
Beruf.
Literature publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Literature publishing.
Schriftsteller.
USA.
United States.
Description xviii, 327 pages facsimile, portrait 27 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes "Checklist: the publications of William Charvat": pages 317-319. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- The beginnings of professionalism -- The conditions of authorship in 1820 -- American romanticism and the depression of 1837 (1937) -- Cooper as professional author (1954) -- Poe : journalism and the theory of poetry (1962) -- The popularization of poetry -- Longfellow -- Longfellow's income from his writings, 1842-52 (1944) -- James T. Fields and the beginnings of book promotion (1954) -- Melville's income (1943) -- Melville -- Melville and the common reader (1958) -- Literary economics and literary history (1950) -- The people's patronage (1948).
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)190867
(OCoLC)ocm00190867
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Charvat, William, 1905-1966.
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