Work of the Fellows: Monographs

James L. W. West, American Authors and the Literary Marketplace since 1900

West, James L. W., III (Fellow, 1981-82)

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988

From the publisher's description:

This book examines literary authorship in the twentieth century and covers such topics as publishing, book distribution, the trade editor, the literary agent, the magazine market, subsidiary rights, and the blockbuster mentality.


Subjects: Literature; History;; Authorship; Twentieth-Century; American Literature; Publishing; Book History;