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The Resource Popular history and the literary marketplace, 1840-1920, Gregory M. Pfitzer

Popular history and the literary marketplace, 1840-1920, Gregory M. Pfitzer

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Popular history and the literary marketplace, 1840-1920
Title
Popular history and the literary marketplace, 1840-1920
Statement of responsibility
Gregory M. Pfitzer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pfitzer, Gregory M
Dewey number
973.072
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E175
LC item number
.P478 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in print culture & the history of the book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • History publishing
  • United States
  • United States
  • Historians
  • American literature
  • American literature
Label
Popular history and the literary marketplace, 1840-1920, Gregory M. Pfitzer
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-454) and index
Contents
"Whatever popularizes vulgarizes" : defining popular history -- When popular history was popular : Washington Irving, George Lippard, John Frost, and book culture in the nineteenth century -- The "terrible image breaker" : William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Gay, and Scribner's hybrid history -- The metahistorian as popularizer : John Clark Ridpath and the universal laws of popular history -- "The past everything" : Edward Eggleston, realism, and the rise of the "new" history -- "A background of real history" : Edward S. Ellis and the dime novel as popular history -- Writing himself out of trouble : Julian Hawthorne and the commercialism of popular history -- The unpopularity of popular history
Control code
ocn145431655
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 469 p.
Isbn
9781558496255
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007024295
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)145431655
Label
Popular history and the literary marketplace, 1840-1920, Gregory M. Pfitzer
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-454) and index
Contents
"Whatever popularizes vulgarizes" : defining popular history -- When popular history was popular : Washington Irving, George Lippard, John Frost, and book culture in the nineteenth century -- The "terrible image breaker" : William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Gay, and Scribner's hybrid history -- The metahistorian as popularizer : John Clark Ridpath and the universal laws of popular history -- "The past everything" : Edward Eggleston, realism, and the rise of the "new" history -- "A background of real history" : Edward S. Ellis and the dime novel as popular history -- Writing himself out of trouble : Julian Hawthorne and the commercialism of popular history -- The unpopularity of popular history
Control code
ocn145431655
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 469 p.
Isbn
9781558496255
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007024295
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)145431655

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