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.A successful editor in a large twentiethcentury publishing firm had to know about every phase of the operation. A book designer, by contrast, could function effectively without knowing much about promotion and distribution. What designers did need to know ... editors performed their tasks. How did the editora#39;s duties evolveanbsp;...
|Title||:||American Authors and the Literary Marketplace Since 1900|
|Author||:||James L. W. West, III, James L. W. West III|
|Publisher||:||University of Pennsylvania Press - 2011-01-01|