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Mr Mills and Mr Boon, 1908–1913

Joseph McAleer

in Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

When Gerald Mills and Charles Boon decided to launch a new publishing house in 1908, they were two among many young entrepreneurs. The newcomers entered an industry dominated by a few large firms ... More


A Boon without Mills, 1929–1945

Joseph McAleer

in Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

By 1929, the firm's best-selling authors were all writing romantic fiction. The 1930s heralds a boom for Mills & Boon, a golden age for the company. An analysis of the firm's balance sheet during ... More


Introduction

Joseph McAleer

in Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914–1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203292
eISBN:
9780191675843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203292.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is concerned with the reading public which Wilkie Collins and George Orwell tried to describe, during the period when Orwell wrote and which Collins would have recognised: from 1914 until ... More


Industry Structure and the Position and Disposition of Publishers: Or, How Some of the End of Quite Literally Became the Beginning

Clayton Childress

in Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691160382
eISBN:
9781400885275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160382.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines Counterpoint Press editor Adam Krefman's proposal for changing Jarrettsville by focusing on the field of production and how different book publishers fit and operate within it. ... More


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

Clare Hutton (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book charts one of the most venerable book cultures in Europe, from the earliest manuscript compilations to the flourishing book industries of the late twentieth century. It offers a history of ... More


Creating a Life in the Big Apple

RON PEN

in I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125978
eISBN:
9780813135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125978.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After his final performance in an opera in Cincinnati, Niles travelled to Wilton. A few months later, he moved to the city permanently, and settled into a basement apartment in Washington Place. He ... More


Nzymo as Seen in Some Yi Classical Books

Wu Jingzhong

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter draws entirely on Yi sources—in this case, Nuosu-language versions of several Yi classics that have recently been edited and published by minzu publishing houses—to reconstruct the ... More


Introduction

Clare Hutton (ed.)

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/9780199249114.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book focuses on the history of publishing in twentieth-century Ireland. It examines the history of books, the cultures of book production, and the role of books in Irish history, as well as some ... More


Limerick Publishing

Maura Cronin

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the publishing industry in nineteenth-century Limerick. As the city had no specialist publishing houses, the role of publisher was performed by individual printers. Publishing ... More


Introduction Bibliographic Subjects

Andrew Piper

in Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226669724
eISBN:
9780226669748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669748.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book discusses the fundamental ways through which western cultures became bibliographic cultures, which was was through reading literature. As books streamed in ever greater numbers from ... More


Did Camara Lie? Two African Classics Between Canonicity and Oblivion

Christopher L. Miller

in Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This section analyzes questions about the authorship of two famous Francophone African novels published under the name Camara Laye: L’Enfant noir (The African Child) and Le Regard du roi (The ... More


Shifting Eight-Hour Reform from Consciousness to Creed in the Twentieth Century

William A. Mirola

in Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038839
eISBN:
9780252096792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038839.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on three key events: the ongoing fight for shorter hours for women, the conflict between typographical workers and the Methodist Church over shorter hours at a Methodist ... More


Believing Within Business: Evangelicalism, Media, and Financial Faith

Daniel Vaca

in The Business Turn in American Religious History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190280192
eISBN:
9780190280222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280192.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews and extends prevailing methods of understanding evangelical Christianity and narrating its relationship with business. Traditionally, studies of evangelicalism have approached ... More


Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński: A Poet-Hero

Joanna Rostropowicz Clark

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on poet Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński. Before the cycle of the trauma of the Nazi occupation's horror, already in the spring of 1941 Baczyński had written a few remarkable poems ... More


Elissa Rhaïs, Literacy, and Identity

Christopher L. Miller

in Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The case of Elissa Rhaïs raises issues of writing across lines of gender, religion, and ethnicity. Elissa Rhaïs was initially supposed to be a Muslim North African woman writer, the first to publish ... More


Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age

Andrew Piper

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226669724
eISBN:
9780226669748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

At the turn of the nineteenth century, publishing houses in London, New York, Paris, Stuttgart, and Berlin produced books in ever greater numbers. But it was not just the advent of mass printing that ... More


Flags in the Dust and the Birth of a Poetics

Arthur F. Kinney

in Faulkner and Formalism: Returns of the Text

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032561
eISBN:
9781617032578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032561.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the publication history of William Faulkner’s third novel Flags in the Dust (which would be retitled Sartoris) and its rejection by the publishing house Horace Liveright. It ... More


Writing in the Aftermath of Two Wars: Algerian Modernism and the Génération ’88

Corbin Treacy

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Algerian literary works from the civil war of the 1990s are often described as testimonial—a littérature d’urgence. While the label ignores many experimental and anti-representational works from this ... More


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