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  • Film Criticism as a Cultural Institution

    1st Edition

    By Huw Walmsley-Evans

    At the beginning of the 21st century film criticism was described as in crisis. The decline of print journalism, a series of lay-offs of prominent critics, and the rise of "amateur" reviewing online spurred a conversation about the decline, even death, of film criticism. This discourse flourished…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • A History of American Consumption

    Threads of Meaning, Gender, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Terrence Witkowski

    The United States has been near the forefront of global consumption trends since the 1700s, and for the past century and more, Americans have been the world’s foremost consuming people. Informed and inspired by the literature from consumer culture theory, as well as drawing from numerous studies in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • George Newnes and the New Journalism in Britain, 1880�1910

    Culture and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Kate Jackson

    This is a study of the noted newspaper proprietor, publisher and editor, George Newnes and his involvement in the so-called New Journalism in Britain from 1880 to 1910. The author examines seven of Newnes’s most successful periodicals - Tit-Bits (1881), The Strand Magazine (1891), The Million (1892…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Commodity Culture in Dickens's Household Words

    The Social Life of Goods, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Waters

    In 1850, Charles Dickens founded Household Words, a weekly miscellany intended to instruct and entertain an ever-widening middle-class readership. Published in the decade following the Great Exhibition of 1851, the journal appeared at a key moment in the emergence of commodity culture in Victorian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • First-Person Anonymous

    Women Writers and Victorian Print Media, 1830�1870, 1st Edition

    By Alexis Easley

    First-Person Anonymous revises previous histories of Victorian women's writing by examining the importance of both anonymous periodical journalism and signed book authorship in women’s literary careers. Alexis Easley demonstrates how women writers capitalized on the publishing conventions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Ford Madox Ford

    1st Edition

    By Ashley Chantler, Rob Hawkes

    For students and readers new to the work of Ford Madox Ford, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the most complex, important and fascinating authors. Bringing together leading Ford scholars, the volume places Ford's work in the context of significant literary, artistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • George Augustus Sala and the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press

    The Personal Style of a Public Writer, 1st Edition

    By Peter Blake

    In his study of the journalist George Augustus Sala, Peter Blake discusses the way Sala’s personal style, along with his innovations in form, influenced the New Journalism at the end of the nineteenth century. Blake places Sala at the centre of nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Empires of Print

    Adventure Fiction in the Magazines, 1899-1919, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Scott Belk

    At the turn of the twentieth century, the publishing industries in Britain and the United States underwent dramatic expansions and reorganization that brought about an increased traffic in books and periodicals around the world. Focusing on adventure fiction published from 1899 to 1919, Patrick…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Dickens, Reynolds, and Mayhew on Wellington Street

    The Print Culture of a Victorian Street, 1st Edition

    By Mary L. Shannon

    A glance over the back pages of mid-nineteenth-century newspapers and periodicals published in London reveals that Wellington Street stands out among imprint addresses. Between 1843 and 1853, Household Words, Reynolds’s Weekly Newspaper, the Examiner, Punch, the Athenaeum, the Spectator, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Charles Dickens's Great Expectations

    A Cultural Life, 1860�2012, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hammond

    Great Expectations has had a long, active and sometimes surprising life since its first serialized appearance in All the Year Round between 1 December 1860 and 3 August 1861. In this new publishing and reception history, Mary Hammond demonstrates that while Dickens’s thirteenth novel can tell us a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Public Relations of Everything

    The Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Dramatic History of an Idea, 1st Edition

    By Robert E. Brown

    The public relations of "everything" takes the radical position that public relations is a profoundly different creature than a generation of its scholars and teachers have portrayed it. Today, it is clearly no longer limited, if it ever has been, to the management of communication in and between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Relations and the History of Ideas

    1st Edition

    By Simon Moore

    This innovative book explores ten great works, by well-known thinkers and orators, whose impact has been intellectual, practical and global. Most of the works significantly precede public relations as a phrase or profession, but all are in no doubt about the force of planned public communication,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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