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Author Everton, Michael J.
Title The grand chorus of complaint : authors and the business ethics of American publishing / Michael J. Everton.
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.

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Author Everton, Michael J.
Subject Publishers and publishing -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History.
Authors and publishers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authors and publishers -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Copyright -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Business ethics -- United States -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 240 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary An engaging study of authorship, ethics, and book publishing in 18th- and 19th-century America, The Grand Chorus of Complaint considers the uneasy relationship between art and commerce with readings of correspondence, newspaper articles, and works by Thomas Paine, Herman Melville, and Fanny Fern.
Contents The character of the trade -- Liberty in business : the printing of Common sense -- Hannah Adams and the courtesies of authorship -- The moral vernacular of American copyright reform -- Melville in the antebellum publishing maelstrom -- The tact of Ruthless Hall.
ISBN 9780199896936 (ebook)
0199896933 (ebook)
OCLC # 794858634
Additional Format Print version 9780199751785.


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