Art and Commerce in the British Short Story, 1880-1950.
By: Baldwin, Dean.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The HIST of the Book: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (235 p.).ISBN: 9781317321941.Subject(s): Economics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Economics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Short stories, English -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Art and Commerce in the British Short Story, 1880-1950DDC classification: 823.0109 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; List of Tables; Note on the Text; 1 Economics and the Flowering of the British Short Story; 2 The Business of Authorship; 3 How Much Money Does an Author Need?; 4 Publishing Conditions in England, 1880-1950; 5 Authors' Careers: The Development of the Short Story in Britain, 1880-1914; 6 Short Stories and the Magazines; 7 Magazines' Restraints on Art in the Service of Commerce; 8 Short Stories in Book Form; 9 Sales of Short Story Collections and Novels; 10 First Editions, Limited Editions and Manuscripts
11 The British Short Story and its Reviewers12 Vitality and Variety in the British Short Story, 1915-50; 13 Art and Commerce in the British Short Story; Chronology; Notes; Works Cited; Index
The short story was a commercial phenomenon which took off in the late nineteenth century and lasted through to the rise of television and film. Baldwin uses a wide variety of sources to show how economic factors helped to dictate how and what a wide variety of authors wrote.
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