Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Advance praise for Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers

Some advance praise for Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers (coming soon) from Paul Gutjahr, editor, amongst many other things, of this fantastic anthology of popular nineteenth century literature. He writes:
"Although the past two decades have seen a sizeable increase in scholarly interest in bestsellers in the American context, there remains a great deal of unexplored territory when it comes to such literature. Must Read goes a long way in addressing this deficiency by examining a tremendous range of such literature with great critical care, insight, and theoretical sophistication. Must Read is a must read for anyone interested in American bestsellers."

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