TITLE

An Insatiable Market for Minor Characters: Genre in the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

AUTHOR(S)
Rosen, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
New Literary History;Winter2015, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p143
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the field of genre theory, the emergence of genres, and the impact of sociohistorical moments. Topics include the social logic of literary forms, their deployment in immediate contexts like institutional locations, channels of production and reception, and symbolic and commercial economies, and the agents taking part in this process, the authors, editors, and publishing executives that promote texts and genres and the reviewers who aid in the conditioning of the readers.
ACCESSION #
102767635

 

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