The Resource A fictive people : antebellum economic development and the American reading public, Ronald J. Zboray

A fictive people : antebellum economic development and the American reading public, Ronald J. Zboray

Label
A fictive people : antebellum economic development and the American reading public
Title
A fictive people
Title remainder
antebellum economic development and the American reading public
Statement of responsibility
Ronald J. Zboray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text aims to explode two notions that are commonplace in American cultural histories of the 19th century: that the spread of literature was a simple force for the democratization of taste, and that there was a body of 19th-century literature that reflected "a nation of readers."
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
028/.9/097309034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1003.2
LC item number
.Z26 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A fictive people : antebellum economic development and the American reading public, Ronald J. Zboray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-304) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading and the ironies of technological innovation -- The publisher's market -- The book peddler and literary dissemination -- The transportation revolution and book distribution -- The railroad, the community, and the book -- Family, church, and academy -- The common school and other institutions -- The letter and the reading public -- Numeracy, the news, and self-culture -- The interior organization of a bookstore -- Gender and boundlessness in reading patterns -- Time, space, and chaos
Control code
ocn191953299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 326 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195075823
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23620663
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191953299
  • pebcs019507582X

Library Locations

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