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Steam-driven Shakespeare or making good books cheap : five Victorian illustrated editions / Alan R. Young.

Author/creator Young, Alan R., 1941- author.
Other author/creatorOak Knoll Press, publisher.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description234 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Introduction -- The transformation of the publishing industry and the alliance of a pioneer printer and a pioneer publisher -- Charles Knight and the making of the pictorial edition of the works of Shakespeare -- Robert Tyas and the making of the works of Shakespeare revised from the best authorities -- George Routledge and the making of the plays of Shakespeare -- John Cassell and the making of the plays of Shakespeare ("Cassell's illustrated -- Shakespeare") -- John Dicks and the making of Dicks' complete edition of Shakespeare's works -- Afterword.
Abstract "Thanks to this transformation of the publishing industry, an edition of Shakespeare would no longer be a prized cultural treasure and status symbol restricted to the upper and middle classes. Instead Shakespeare's works could now enter the most modest of dwellings." -- !c From introduction.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 215-225) and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2017022901
ISBN9781584563594 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN1584563591 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard identifier# 99974140956
Standard identifier# 40027594278

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