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Scorned literature : essays on the history and criticism of popular mass-produced fiction in America /

Other Authors: Schurman, Lydia Cushman., Johnson, Deidre.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 75
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword /
  • Madeleine B. Stern
  • Ch. 1.
  • Gresham's Law of Culture: The Case of Mickey Spillane and Postwar America /
  • Jesse Berrett
  • Ch. 2.
  • "Expressing" Herself: The Romance Novel and the Feminine Will to Power /
  • Sarah S. G. Frantz
  • Ch. 3.
  • Calamities of Convention in a Dime Novel Western /
  • Janet Dean
  • Ch. 4.
  • Marvel's Tomb of Dracula: Case Study in a Scorned Medium /
  • Donald Palumbo
  • Ch. 5.
  • "Blood in the Sky": The World War II-Era Boys Series of R. Sidney Bowen /
  • M. Paul Holsinger
  • Ch. 6.
  • "It is a pity it is no better": The Story Paper and Its Critics in Nineteenth-Century America /
  • Dawn Fisk Thomsen
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Effect of Nineteenth-Century "Libraries" on the American Book Trade /
  • Lydia Cushman Schurman
  • Ch. 8.
  • "The ragtag and bobtail of the fiction parade": Pulp Magazines and the Literary Marketplace /
  • Erin A. Smith
  • Ch. 9.
  • From Abbott to Animorphs, from Godly Books to Goosebumps: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Modern Series /
  • Deidre Johnson
  • Ch. 10.
  • Poisoning Children's Culture: Comics and Their Critics /
  • Amy Kiste Nyberg
  • Ch. 11.
  • "Wise Censorship": Cultural Authority and the Scorning of Juvenile Series Books, 1890-1940 /
  • Kathleen Chamberlain
  • Ch. 12.
  • Romance in the Stacks; or, Popular Romance Fiction Imperiled /
  • Alison M. Scott.