Book History  , Volume 6
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Book History , Volume 6

by Ezra Greenspan , Jonathan Rose
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344 Pages
Penn State Press , Sep 1, 2003
Penn State Press
Book History is the annual journal of the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Inc. (SHARP). Book History is devoted to every aspect of the history of the book, broadly defined as the history of the creation, dissemination, and the reception of script and print. Book History publishes research on the social, economic, and cultural history of authorship, editing, printing, the book arts, publishing, the book trade, periodicals, newspapers, ephemera, copyright, censorship, literary agents, libraries, literary criticism, canon formation, literacy, literacy education, reading habits, and reader response.

Ezra Greenspan is Kahn Distinguished Professor of English, Southern Methodist University. Among his other publications is George Palmer Putnam: Representative American Publisher (Penn State Press, 2000).

Jonathan Rose is Professor of History at Drew University. His other books include T he Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (2001) and The Holocaust and the Book: Destruction and Preservation (2001).