Print in Transition, 1850-1910: Studies in Media and Book History by Laurel Brake
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Overview: This book examines the outbreak of print in late Victorian Britain. Analyzing categories in new and unique pairings, such as literature and popular culture; books and magazines; publishers and news agents; and media studies and media history, the chapters focus on authorship, production, illustration, and gender. The author uses archival material from publications such as Dickens, Pater, Ruskin, Eliot, Symons, and James, and magazines such as Master Humphrey’s Clock, The Westminster Review, Artist and Journal of Home Culture, Publishers’ Circular, Yellow book, and Savoy.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History