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Figuring authorship in antebellum America

by Michael Newbury

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Authorship -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authorship -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authors and publishers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authors and readers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-243) and index.

      StatementMichael Newbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS201 .N49 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011619M
      ISBN 100804728585
      LC Control Number96052220

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This book argues that a range of canonical and more recently enfranchised antebellum authors—from Nathaniel Hawthorne Author: Michael Newbury. The increased demand for salable entertainment, for pleasing an expanded and unknown audience in its moments of leisure, fostered a new consciousness of authorship as a commercial and professional mode of work in the first half of the nineteenth century in America.

This book argues that a range of canonical and more recently enfranchised antebellum authors—from Nathaniel Hawthorne and. Introduction: Labor and Letters in Antebellum America Industry and Authorship: Hawthorne's Mob, Melville's Maids, and the Lowell Offering Eaten Alive: Slavery and Celebrity in Antebellum America Healthful Employment: White-Collar Work, Writing, and Middle-Class Fitness Books shelved as antebellum-america: What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, - by Daniel Walker Howe, Democracy in America by Ale.

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The shared experience of reading texts in public spaces, a single headline or billboard being read by hundreds or thousands of spectators, most of whom did not know one another but who shared access to the same information, was a new chapter in the annals of the public sphere.

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