Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book

This series includes a substantial list of books on the history of print culture, authorship, reading, writing, printing, and publishing. The editors are especially interested in interdisciplinary work and invite submissions from scholars in history, literary studies, bibliography, and related fields who are working in this area.

Manuscript Submissions

Please direct manuscript inquiries to:

Brian Halley, Editor
UMass Press, Boston Office
Provost Office / Quinn Building
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393
brian.halley@umb.edu
617-287-5610

Series Editors

Greg Barnhisel
English
Duquesne University

Robert A. Gross
History
University of Connecticut

Joan Shelley Rubin
History
University of Rochester

Michael Winship
English
University of Texas at Austin

Books in the Series (arranged by year of publication)

Reading America
Citizenship, Democracy, and Cold War Literature
2016
The Labor of Literature
Democracy and Literary Culture in Modern Chile
2016
The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader 2016
Not Free, Not for All
Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow
2016
Commercializing Childhood
"Children's Magazines, Urban Gentility, and the Ideal of the Child Consumer in the United States, 1823-1918"
2015
The Translations of Nebrija
Language, Culture, and Circulation in the Early Modern World
2015
What Middletown Read
Print Culture in an American Small City
2015
Thinking Outside the Book 2014
History Repeating Itself
The Republication of Children's Historical Literature and the Christian Right
2014
The Art of Prestige
"The Formative Years at Knopf, 1915-1929"
2014
Suburban Plots
Men at Home in Nineteenth-Century American Print Culture
2014
A Publisher's Paradise
"Expatriate Literary Culture in Paris, 1890-1960"
2014
1960s Gay Pulp Fiction
The Misplaced Heritage
2013
[node-title] Creating a World on Paper
Harry Fenn's Career in Art
2013
[node-title] From Codex to Hypertext
Reading at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century
2012
[node-title] Pressing the Fight
"Print, Propaganda, and the Cold War"
2012
[node-title] The Holocaust and the Book
Destruction and Preservation
2012
[node-title] Right Here I See My Own Books
The Woman's Building Library at the World's Columbian Exposition
2012
Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution
"Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851-1911"
2011
[node-title] What Adolescents Ought to Know
Sexual Health Texts in Early Twentieth-Century America
2011
[node-title] "The World's Best Books"
Taste, Culture, and the Modern Library
2010
[node-title] Reading Places
"Literacy, Democracy, and the Public Library in Cold War America"
2010
[node-title] "Books, Maps, and Politics"
"A Cultural History of the Library of Congress, 1783-1861"
2010
[node-title] Utopian Audiences
How Readers Locate Nowhere
2010
[node-title] Illuminating Letters
Typography and Literary Interpretation
2010
[node-title] Getting at the Author
Reimagining Books and Reading in the Age of American Realism
2010
[node-title] Reading on the Middle Border
The Culture of Print in Late-Nineteenth-Century Osage, Iowa
2010
[node-title] Popular Print and Popular Medicine
Almanacs and Health Advice in Early America
2008
[node-title] "Popular History and the Literary Marketplace, 1840–1920" 2008
[node-title] "American Architects and Their Books, 1840-1915" 2007
[node-title] Agent of Change
Print Culture Studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
2007
[node-title] Institutions of Reading
The Social Life of Libraries in the United States
2007
[node-title] America the Middlebrow
"Women's Novels, Progressivism, and Middlebrow Authorship between the Wars"
2007
[node-title] What a Book Can Do
The Publication and Reception of "Silent Spring"
2007
[node-title] Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America 2007
[node-title] In the Company of Books
"Literature and Its ""Classes"" in Nineteenth-Century America"
2006
[node-title] James Laughlin, New Directions Press, and the Remaking of Ezra Pound 2005
[node-title] A History of Reading in the West 2003
[node-title] Marketing Modernism between the Two World Wars 2003
[node-title] St. Augustine's Bones
A Microhistory
2003
[node-title] Making Meaning
"Printers of the Mind" and Other Essays
2002
[node-title] Perspectives on American Book History
Artifacts and Commentary
2002
[node-title] American Architects and Their Books to 1848 2001
[node-title] Making the News
Modernity and the Mass Press in Nineteenth-Century France
1999
[node-title] Accomplished in All Departments of Art
Hammatt Billings of Boston, 1818-1874
1998
[node-title] Reading Books
Essays on the Material Text and Literature in America
1997
[node-title] Cultures of Print
Essays in the History of the Book
1996