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Picking Stocks to Beat the Market

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The third theme of behavioral finance is inefficient markets. In recent years scholars have produced considerable evidence that heuristic‐driven bias and frame dependence cause markets to be ... More


The Devil in the Holy Water: Political Libel in Eighteenth-Century France: 2007 British Academy Lecture

Robert Darnton

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses an investigation of the vast but unstudied literature of libel that appeared in the French book market during the eighteenth century. It concentrates on four interconnected ... More


Good Books Build Character: Promoting Religious Reading in the 1920s

Erin A. Smith

in What Would Jesus Read?: Popular Religious Books and Everyday Life in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621326
eISBN:
9781469621340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621326.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses efforts to better market religious books to a general audience in the 1920s, including the industry-wide “Religious Book Week” promotional campaign organized in 1921 and the ... More


Publishers and Profit Motives: The Economic History of left behind

Daniel Silliman

in Religion and the Marketplace in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199361793
eISBN:
9780190233082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361793.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that American religious cultural phenomena such as the wildly popular Left Behind series, by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, cannot be understood apart from economic context. The ... More


The Thesauruses of Otto and Meerman as Publishing Enterprises: Legal Humanism in its Last Phase, 1725–1780

Ian Maclean

in Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter investigates the two largest historical monograph collections of legal humanism to appear in the eighteenth century. The four folio volumes of the Thesaurus Juris Romani (1725-9), ... More


The Product and Pricing of Scholarly Books

Albert N. Greco

in The Business of Scholarly Publishing: Managing in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190626235
eISBN:
9780190626266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626235.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Scholarly book publishing and printing has a long tradition, starting with Oxford University Press (1478) and Cambridge University Press (1584). The American colonies, and later the United States, ... More


Towards a Written Text

Theodora A. Hadjimichael

in The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810865
eISBN:
9780191848001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810865.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 considers the materiality of lyric poems, and discusses the coexistence of lyric song with the availability and circulation of lyric texts both within and outside Athens. The analysis ... More


‘Our Irish Canon Your Irish Canon’: Macmillan’s Irish List, 1899–1968

Warwick Gould

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Macmillan’s publishing and marketing of Irish books in the period 1899–1968. It begins with Macmillan’s decision to build Irish publishing capacity rather than renew its Irish ... More


Literature and the Economy of the Sacred

Günter Leypoldt

in Religion and the Marketplace in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199361793
eISBN:
9780190233082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361793.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a theoretical exploration of how the production of the cultural value of “serious” literature depends on economies of symbolic capital that run counter to the actual economies of ... More


Lesbian Literary Identities in the Madrid Book Business

Jill Robbins

in Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of publishing and bookselling in Spain from the 1960s to the 1980s, particularly in terms of the lesbian-themed and race-and-gendered-sexual-identities-themed ... More


The Commodification of William James: The Book Business and the Rise of Liberal Spirituality in the Twentieth-Century United States

Matthew S. Hedstrom

in Religion and the Marketplace in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199361793
eISBN:
9780190233082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361793.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the coevolution of middlebrow book market practices and liberal spirituality in the founding of HarperSanFrancisco, an imprint of Harper Collins. The publisher’s business ... More


The Business of War: Authorship, Publishing, and World War I

David A. Rennie

in American Writers and World War I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858812
eISBN:
9780191890918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858812.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

War writing was implicated in and shaped by wider cultural forces. During the war, patriotic bestsellers flooded the literary marketplace, censorship suppressed certain anti-war writing, while ... More


The End of a Century and the Beginning of a New Century (1993– )

Jean-Paul Gabilliet

in Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732672
eISBN:
9781621039860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732672.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

During the 1990s, the comic book industry’s direct sales distribution system faced an extremely grave crisis after seven years of uninterrupted growth. This crisis decimated the ranks of comic book ... More


American Writers and World War I

David A. Rennie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858812
eISBN:
9780191890918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Recent scholarship has uncovered a spectrum of sociopolitical categories of World War I experience represented in American literature. American Writers and World War I resituates this collective ... More


Canada

George L. Parker

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the history of fiction publishing in Canada since 1950. It begins with the arrival of New York publisher Alfred Knopf in Canada in August 1955, a month after the Canadian ... More


Critical storytelling: peopling the paper house

Alexa Alfer and Amy J. Edwards de Campos

in A.S. Byatt: Critical Storytelling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066528
eISBN:
9781781701751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066528.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers Byatt's critical output and its manifold intersections, both with the institutionalised study of literature in university departments and with the modern book market. It ... More


Printing the Talmud in Poland in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Krzysztof Pilarczyk

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores Jewish religious print culture in Poland during the second half of the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth centuries. During this period, Jewish printers in ... More


Economies of Script and Print

Richard A. McCabe

in 'Ungainefull Arte': Poetry, Patronage, and Print in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198716525
eISBN:
9780191787744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716525.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that the conflict between gift and market economies evident in patronage from the outset was greatly exacerbated by the advent of the press. Yet while print raised multiple ... More


The Writing of Attic Prose

Alessandro Vatri

in Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Prose: A Linguistic Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198795902
eISBN:
9780191837081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795902.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter aims to identify which of the extant Attic prose texts were conceived for a private situation (scriptures) and which were conceived for a public situation, with their ‘writtenness’ being ... More


The Problem of a Courtly Literature

Julianne Werlin

in Writing at the Origin of Capitalism: Literary Circulation and Social Change in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198869467
eISBN:
9780191905803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869467.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyses the seventeenth-century shift from aristocratic forms of literary evaluation to the book market as a key source of prestige—from a courtly to a commercial model of literary ... More


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