Table of contents for The business of literary circles in nineteenth-century America / David Dowling.

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Introduction * “As Merchants on the ‘Change”: The Economy of Literary Coteries, 1807-1864 * PART I: Literary New Yorkers * “An Instinct for Gold”: Irving’s Knickerbockers * Staff Bonds: Bonner’s New York Ledger * PART II: New England Circles * “The Section to Which We Belong”: Emerson’s Transcendentalists * Boston and Beyond: Elizabeth Peabody’s Promotional Practice * PART III: Political Economy: North and South * Print Warriors: Garrison’s Abolitionists * Proslavery and the Pen: Fitzhugh’s Apologists * Conclusion: The Boston Bellamy Club, Rand’s Objectivists, and Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Authorship -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authorship -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authors and publishers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Economic conditions.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.