The Resource Making literature now, Amy Hungerford, (ebook)

Making literature now, Amy Hungerford, (ebook)

Label
Making literature now
Title
Making literature now
Statement of responsibility
Amy Hungerford
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
How does new writing emerge and find readers today? Why does one writer's work become famous while another's remains invisible? Making Literature Now tells the stories of the creators, editors, readers, and critics who make their living by making literature itself come alive. The book shows how various conditions-including gender, education, business dynamics, social networks, money, and the forces of literary tradition-affect the things we can choose, or refuse, to read. Amy Hungerford focuses her discussion on literary bestsellers as well as little-known traditional and digital literature from smaller presses, such as McSweeney's. She deftly matches the particular human stories of the makers with the impersonal structures through which literary reputation is made. Ranging from fine-grained ethnography to polemical argument, this book transforms our sense of how and why new literature appears-and disappears-in contemporary American culture
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Midwest
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Hungerford, Amy
Dewey number
070.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Post 45
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  • Publishers and publishing
  • Book industries and trade
  • Literature
  • Books and reading
  • McSweeney's (Firm)
Target audience
adult
Label
Making literature now, Amy Hungerford, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799423
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11890914
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890914
System control number
MWT11890914
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Making literature now, Amy Hungerford, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799423
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11890914
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890914
System control number
MWT11890914
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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