TITLE

Judging Books by Their Covers: Format, the Implied Reader, and the 'Degeneration' of the Dime Novel

AUTHOR(S)
Erickson, Paul J.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
ATQ;Sep98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Discusses the fluctuating reputation of the popular fiction phenomenon dime novels in the United States. Factors that cause the degeneration of dime novels; Decline in the circulation; Look at several dime novel editions; Assessment of the readership and cultural perception of their value; Recycled dime novels.
ACCESSION #
1159541

 

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