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Author Morton, Peter, 1946 Apr. 10-

Title The busiest man in England [electronic resource] : Grant Allen and the writing trade, 1875-1900 / Peter Morton.

Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2005.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 251 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : "the most hateful of professions?" -- 1. Canada and Oxford (1848-1873) -- 2. Jamaica (1873-1876) -- 3. Setting out the stall (1876-1880) -- 4. "A pedlar crying stuff" : selling the wares (1880-1889) -- 5. The stock in trade : writing science -- 6. The stock in trade : light fiction -- 7. The prosperous tradesman (1890-1895) -- 8. Dealing with the "dissenting grocer" -- 9. Retailing The woman who did -- 10. Last orders (1896-1899) -- Conclusion : "we of the proletariat..."
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Allen, Grant, 1848-1899.
Allen, Grant, 1848-1899 -- Authorship.
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.
Authorship -- History -- 19th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1403980993
1403966265 (alk. paper)

 
    
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