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The Resource The Virago story : assessing the impact of a feminist publishing phenomenon, Catherine Riley

The Virago story : assessing the impact of a feminist publishing phenomenon, Catherine Riley

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The Virago story : assessing the impact of a feminist publishing phenomenon
Title
The Virago story
Title remainder
assessing the impact of a feminist publishing phenomenon
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Riley
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The 1970s witnessed a renaissance in women's print culture, as feminist presses and bookshops sprang up in the wake of the second-wave women's movement. At four decades' remove from that heady era, however, the landscape looks dramatically different, with only one press from the period still active in contemporary publishing: Virago. This engaging history explains how, from modest beginnings, Virago managed to weather epochal transformations in gender politics, literary culture, and the book publishing business. Drawing on original interviews with many of the press's principal figures, it gives a compelling account of Virago's place in recent women's history while also reflecting on the fraught relationship between activism and commerce"--
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Riley, Catherine E
Dewey number
070.509421
Index
index present
LC call number
Z325.V57
LC item number
R55 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Protest, culture and society
Series volume
volume 23
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Virago Press
  • Women in the book industries and trade
  • Feminist literature
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Book industries and trade
  • Virago Press
  • Feminism
  • Women publishers
  • Great Britain
  • Feminismus
  • Verlag
  • Großbritannien
Label
The Virago story : assessing the impact of a feminist publishing phenomenon, Catherine Riley
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-181) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Virago's hands-on brand of feminism -- Changing the literary landscape -- 'Alternative, autonomous, and viable' : feminist publishing and the mainstream -- Fragmenting feminism and diversifying women's writing -- Working women and the changing face(s) of the book industry -- Third waves and disconnections -- Virago's place in the new millennium's literary marketplace -- Twenty-first century feminism(s) and Virago's role for women's writing
Control code
1005105357
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9781785338083
Lccn
2017058328
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005105357
Label
The Virago story : assessing the impact of a feminist publishing phenomenon, Catherine Riley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-181) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Virago's hands-on brand of feminism -- Changing the literary landscape -- 'Alternative, autonomous, and viable' : feminist publishing and the mainstream -- Fragmenting feminism and diversifying women's writing -- Working women and the changing face(s) of the book industry -- Third waves and disconnections -- Virago's place in the new millennium's literary marketplace -- Twenty-first century feminism(s) and Virago's role for women's writing
Control code
1005105357
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9781785338083
Lccn
2017058328
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005105357

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