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The Novelty of Newspapers

Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News

The Novelty of Newspapers( )
Author: Rubery, Matthew
Publication Date:Jul 2009
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $82.00
Book Description:

The Novelty of Newspapers explains why the Victorian novel is best understood alongside the simultaneous development of the news as a commercial commodity read by up to a million readers per day. This study focuses on five diverse narrative conventions-the shipping intelligence, personal advertisement, leading article, interview, and foreign correspondence-in order to show journalism's concrete influence on the novel at this time. Drawing on examples ofperiodicals from the period,...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.438 x 0.846 Inches
Book Weight:1.094 Pounds

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