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American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853 Hardcover – Nov 19 2002

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  • Hardcover: 376 pages
  • Publisher: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr (Nov. 19 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 081223698X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0812236989
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.8 x 3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 757 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,938,296 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A major study of Jacksonian print culture that should be required reading."-American Studies "McGill's book will have a major impact on history of the book scholarship as well as upon American literary and cultural studies more generally."-Janice Radway "In meticulously researched and richly detailed readings, McGill ... finds an exuberant reprint culture that is both regional and transatlantic."-American Literature

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Meredith L. McGill is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University.

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RECENT WORK ON THE HISTORY OF AUTHORSHIP has looked to the development of copyright law for confirmation of the simultaneous emergence of the property-owning author and the development of a market for literary works. Read the first page
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