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‘Beatrice Davis had at least one great advantage over today's editors: she was able to invent her own job. When she started at A&R. in 1937 — describing herself as 'Beatrice Davis, editorial department' — she was little more than a glorified secretary and occasional proofreader. In the next forty- odd years she became known not only for burnishing the manuscripts of a huge range of authors but as a trainer of editors, a critic and, through her membership of literary committees, a taste -maker.’ (Introduction 177)

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    y separately published work icon Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 Craig Munro (editor), Robyn Sheahan-Bright (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1275326 2006 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units) The second of a series of studies of Australian book production and consumption. The work is organised into three sections: 'The Rise of Publishing ', 'Book Business' and 'Reaching Readers'. Within each grouping are chapters on related subjects, in some cases accompanied by illustrative case studies. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 pg. 177-182
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