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Jane Austen, Gritty Educational Reformer of the Working Class

From about 1890 to 1940, a half century of ultra-cheap editions of Jane Austen’s novels aimed explicitly at educating the working poor. Because these ill-printed and shabby versions of her stories never made it into the scholarly libraries that safeguard “important” editions, the hardscrabble... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-04 09:49:29 UTC ]
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The Next 50 Years of Comics Publishing

The San Diego Comic-Con’s half century of celebrating comics and the broader popular culture serves to mark how much the landscape of popular culture has changed since its inception 50 years ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending August 7, 2015

M. Judson in Greenville, S.C.; the Little Bookstore in Shelbyville, Ill.; and UH Bookstore in Honolulu have already opened this month. And Webster Groves Bookshop, is celebrating its first half century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending September 12

It's been a good week for indie bookstores with Maple Street Book Shop in New Orleans celebrating its first half century and two stores announcing successful transitions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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