The business of literary circles in nineteenth-century America / David Dowling
- Dowling, David Oakey, 1967-
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- viii, 296 pages ; 22 cm.
- "As merchants on the 'change'" : the economy of literary coteries, 1807-1864 -- Pt. 1 : Literary New Yorkers -- "An instinct for gold" : Irving's Knickerbockers -- Staff bonds : Bonner's New York ledger -- Pt. 2 : New England circles -- "the section to which we belong" : Emerson's Transcendentalists -- Boston and beyond : Elizabeth Peabody's promotional practice -- Pt. 3 : Political economy : North and South -- Print warriors : Garrison's abolitionists -- Proslavery and the pen : Fitzhugh's apologists -- Conclusion -- The Boston Bellamy Club, Rand's objectivists, and Iowa Writers' Workshop.
- American literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Authorship—Social aspects—United States—History—19th century
- Authorship—Economic aspects—United States—History—19th century
- Authors and publishers—United States—History—19th century
- Authors, American—19th century—Economic conditions
- Literature and society—United States—History—19th century
- Includes index.
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