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Title Pioneers, passionate ladies, and private eyes : dime novels, series books, and paperbacks / Larry E. Sullivan, Lydia Cushman Schurman, editors
Published New York : Haworth Press, ©1996
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 306 pages)
Series Primary sources & original works series
Contents A brief history of dime novels: formats and contents, 1860-1933 / Edward T. LeBlanc -- Librarian in disguise: V. Valta Parma and the development of popular culture collections at the Library of Congress / Clark Evans -- They came from the newsstand: pulp magazines and vintage paperbacks in the popular culture library / Alison M. Scott -- Keeping abreast of series fiction publishing: a challenge for children's literature bibliographers / Karen Nelson Hoyle -- The Library of Congress argues against cheap novels getting low postal rates / Lydia Cushman Schurman -- Authors who wrote dime novels and series books, 1890-1914 / John T. Dizer -- Unearthing the historical reader, or, reading girls' reading / Nancy Tillman Romalov -- The Anglo-American pulp wars: Edwin Brett vs. Frank Leslie / E.M. Sanchez-Saavedra -- Paperback detective: the evolution of the Nick Carter series from dime novel to paperback, 1886-1990 / J. Randolph Cox -- The possibilities of flight: the golden age of American aviation series books, 1927-1932 / David K. Vaughan -- World War II combat in American juvenile and paperback series books / M. Paul Holsinger -- Parallel pugilists: John L., Jr., and Gentleman Jack stories in the New York Five Cent Library / Deidre A. Johnson -- Capitalism, counterfeiting, and literary representation: the case of Lizzie Borden / Kathlen Chamberlain -- The discovery of Louisa May Alcott's pseudonym / Leona Rostenberg -- Dime novels by "The children's friend" / Madeleine B. Stern -- Advocating war preparedness: H. Irving Hancock's Conquest of the United States series / Elizabeth S. Frank -- "The bride of the tomb" or, the story paper debut of Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller / Angela J. Farkas -- From immorality to immortality: character transplant from Victorian romances to the Oz series / H. Alan Pickrell -- Romancing the reader: from Laura Jean Libbey to Harlequin Romances and beyond / Jean Carwile Masteller
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Books and reading -- United States -- History
Dime novels -- Publishing -- United States -- History
Dime novels, American -- History and criticism
Literature publishing -- United States -- History
Paperbacks -- Publishing -- United States -- History
Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
Series (Publications) -- Bibliography.
American fiction.
Books and reading.
Dime novels, American.
Literature publishing.
Paperbacks -- Publishing.
Popular literature.
Series (Publications)
United States.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Schurman, Lydia Cushman.
Sullivan, Larry E.
ISBN 0203046854