Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-231) and index.
|Statement||Guinevere L. Griest.|
|LC Classifications||Z792.M84 G7 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 272 p. :|
|Number of Pages||272|
Mudies Circulating Library and the Victorian Novel by Griest, Guinevere L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Mudie's Circulating Library and the Victorian Novel by Griest, Guinevere L - AbeBooks. Between and Charles Edward Mudie's lending library influenced Victorian literature, particularly fiction, in two chief ways: first, by making sure that almost all novels appeared in three volumes, it had important effects on the structure, plot, style, and even imaginative worlds of the Victorian novel; and second, by acting as a censor who demanded fiction suited to the middle-class . Mudie's Circulating Library and the Victorian Novel: Author: Guinevere L. Griest: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Indiana University Press, Original from: the University of Michigan. Mudie's circulating library and the Victorian novel This edition published in by Indiana University Press in Bloomington.
Catalogue of books from Mudie's Circulating Library View images from this item (7) Publishing boomed through the Victorian period, but away from the cheap populist market, books could be expensive luxury items. Catering for the aspirational and self-improvement market was George Mudie . Mudie's Circulating Library and the Victorian Novel. Bloomington, IN, The definitive account of Mudie's library, with much information also about its main rival, W. H. Smith &Son. Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat; Hamlyn, Hilda. “Eighteenth-Century Circulating Libraries in England.” The Library, 5th series, 1 (): – The best short history of libraries of the . Therefore, most families could afford to buy children’s books while it would have still been too pricey for them to buy novels for adults. Additionally, children were known to write in, rip, or completely destroy books, and circulating library owners may have worried about . The novel: what it is, (New York and London, Macmillan and company, ), by F. Marion Crawford (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) A library of famous fiction: embracing the nine standard masterpieces of imaginative literature (unabridged) / (New York: J. B. Ford, ), by Harriet Beecher Stowe (page images at HathiTrust).