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The professional literary agent in Britain, 1880-1920

Mary Ann Gillies

The professional literary agent in Britain, 1880-1920

by Mary Ann Gillies

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Published by Un. of Toronto Pr. in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22755795M
ISBN 100802091474

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The professional literary agent in Britain, 1880-1920 by Mary Ann Gillies Download PDF EPUB FB2

Breaking new ground in the study of British literary culture during an important, transitional period, this new work by Mary Ann Gillies focuses on the professional literary agent whose emergence in Britain around coincided with, and accelerated, the transformation of both publishing and authorship.5/5(1).

Mary Anne Gillies benefits from this, exploiting in particular the archives of A. Watt—commonly accepted as the first professional literary agent—and J. Pinker, the best-known of the second wave of agents whose representation of the upcoming and unproven as well as the established author redefined the : Philip J.

Waller. In The Professional Literary Agent in Britain:Mary Ann Gillies investigates the ramifications for the print culture field of literary agenting. She considers the significance of agents to the professionalization of authorship and their increasing importance to established authors and new writers alike.

Book Review: Squires C & Squires C () The Professional Literary Agent in Britain, Review of: Mary Ann Gillies. The Professional Literary Agent in Britain, –, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, xiv, pp. Like other recent studies in book and print culture, The Professional Literary Agent in Britain, starts from the central premise that the business of authorship is inextricably linked with the aesthetics of literary praxis.

"Like other recent studies in book and print culture, The Professional Literary Agent in Britain, Rather than provide a broad overview of the period, however, Gillies focuses on a specific figure, the professional literary agent. In The Professional Literary Agent in Britain: –, Mary Ann Gillies investigates the ramifications for the print culture field of literary : Paul Ohler.

Nonetheless, The Professional Literary Agent in Britain is to be strongly commended for its close attention to the most fascinating of literary mediators, and Gillies should be applauded for her careful and nuanced research of the interactions between individual agents and their clients.

Between andliterary agents became a central. Breaking new ground in the study of British literary culture during an important, transitional period, this new work by Mary Ann Gillies focuses on the professional literary agent whose emergence in Britain around coincided with, and accelerated, the transformation of both publishing and other recent studies in book and print culture, The Professional Literary Agent in Britain.

The Professional Literary Agent in Britain, (Studies in Book & Print Culture) (Studies in Book and Print Culture). Professional Literary Agent in Britain Book Description: The case studies not only provide insight into the business dynamics of the literary world at this time, but also illustrate the shifting definition of literature itself during the period.

Based in London, UK, LAW was founded in by literary agents Mark Lucas, Julian Alexander, and Araminta Whitley. In Philippa Milnes-Smith joined the agency from Penguin Children's Books to create a children's and YA department.

The Professional Literary Agent in Britain, – Toronto: University of Toronto Press, xvi + pp. $ Toronto: University of Toronto Press, xvi + pp.

$ The need for a study of the rise of literary agents in England towards the close of the nineteenth century and their profound impact on writing of all kinds. Christian literary agent, Keith Carroll, can provide the clarity, focus, and expertise you need to successfully secure a publishing contract and move your writing ministry forward.

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She is the author of Henri Bergson and British Modernism(McGill-Queen's University Press, ) and The Professional Literary Agent in Britain: (University of Toronto Press, ).

Aurelea Mahood teaches late 19th-century and 20th-century literature at Capilano College in North Vancouver. than literary agents who share advice on querying, craft, the submission process, researching agents, and much more.

Filled with all the advice you'll ever need to find an agent, this resource makes a great partner book to the agent database, Guide to Literary Agents Shannon Hassan (Marsal Lyon Literary).She is the author of Henri Bergson and British Modernism (McGill-Queen’s, ); The Professional Literary Agent in Britain: (Toronto, ); co-author with Aurelea Mahood of Modernist Literature: An Introduction (Edinburgh, ); co-editor with Helen Sword and Steven Yao of Pacific Rim Modernisms (Toronto, ).

How do I become a literary agent. and after the first year was promoted to a role where he commissioned books. When he returned to the UK, it was time to find a .