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New Media and the Rise of the Popular Woman Writer, 1832-1860$
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Alexis Easley

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781474475921

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475921.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
(p.iii) New Media and the Rise of the Popular Woman Writer, 1832–1860

Alexis Easley

Edinburgh University Press

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the 1832-60 time period in Great Britain, focusing on developments in the publishing trade that offered new openings for women writers to pursue literary careers. It also provides a chapter outline, as well as a discussion of methodology and current scholarship on women writers and the history of mass media.

Keywords:   Women writers, mass media, publishing, Victorian periodicals

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