Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American by James P. Danky, Wayne A. Wiegand, Elizabeth Long

By James P. Danky, Wayne A. Wiegand, Elizabeth Long

Ladies readers, editors, librarians, authors, reporters, booksellers, and others are the themes during this stimulating new assortment on smooth print tradition. The essays function ladies like Marie Mason Potts, editor of Smoke indications, a mid-twentieth century periodical of the Federated Indians of California; Lois Waisbrooker, writer of books and journals on woman sexuality and women's rights within the a long time after the Civil warfare; and Elizabeth Jordan, writer of 2 novels and editor of Harper's Bazaar from 1900 to 1913.  the amount offers a fancy and fascinating photograph of print tradition and of the forces that affected women's lives within the 19th and 20th centuries.Published in collaboration one of the collage of Wisconsin Press, the heart for the background of Print tradition in smooth the United States (a joint application of the college of Wisconsin–Madison and the Wisconsin old Society), and the college of Wisconsin–Madison basic Library procedure place of work of Scholarly verbal exchange.

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The 18 H > 8= :GB 6C Same Book at the Same Time,” New York Times (Aug. 28, 2001): E1, and Alan Bisbort, “Everyone on the Same Page,” New York Times (March 31, 2002). It is unclear just how successful these programs, usually initiated by libraries, have been. ” Richard Lacayo, “Oprah Turns the Page,” Time, 159 (April 15, 2002): 63. 3. D. T. Max, “The Oprah Effect,” New York Times Magazine (Dec. 26,1999): 36; quotation from Robert Dahlin, “This ’90s Group Activity Is All the Rage,” Publishers Weekly, 243 (Nov.

The disdain of high-culture purists for commercialism and popular status, and its relation to both gender and race, is ably captured by John Young, “Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, and Postmodern Popular Audiences,” African American Review 35 (Summer 2001): esp. 186–87. The impact of gender on debates on literature is analyzed in several contexts by Joan D. S. Literary Institution, 1850–1910 (Durham: Duke University Press, 1997); and Janice A. Radway, A Feeling for 20 H > 8= :GB 6C Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle-Class Desire (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997).

15. I treat nineteenth-century reading culture in greater detail in “Reading and Middle-Class Identity in Victorian America” and in “Growing Up With Books in the Gilded Age: The Gendering of Reading,” chapter 3 of my forthcoming book, Reading Lives: Women and Literary Culture, 1860–1920. 16. Long, Book Clubs, chapter 2. 17. Hans Robert Jauss, “Literary History as a Challenge to Literary Theory,” New Directions in Literary History, ed. Ralph Cohen (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974), 37 and passim; M.

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