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- DescriptionWhen did the coffee-table book become an object of scorn? Why did law courts forbid witnesses to kiss the Bible? What made Victorian cartoonists mock commuters who hid behind the newspaper, ladies who matched their books' binding to their dress, and servants who reduced newspapers to fish 'n' chips wrap? This title deals with these questions.
- Author BiographyLeah Price is professor of English at Harvard University. She is the author of The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel.
- PrizesCommended for Modern Language Association James Russell Lowell Prize 2012.
- Author(s)Leah Price
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication22/11/2013
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note18 halftones. 2 line illus.
- Weight485 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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