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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... no. 6 Autumn 1998 of Publishing Studies est. 1995-1999 Publishing Studies
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  • This issue of Publishing Studies contains a selection of papers presented at HOBA 97, 3rd History of the Book in Australia Conference, 'Aspects of the Book in Australia 1946 to the Present', held at the State Library of Victoria and at RMIT on 21-22 November 1997.
  • Contents indexed selectively.


* Contents derived from the 1998 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'An Important Social Duty': The Brief Life of Dolphin Publications, David Carter , single work criticism (p. 3-13)
Disciplining the Popular: `Professional' Criticism and Editorial Policy in Oxford University Press's `Australian Writers and Their Work' Series 1966-1974, Christopher Lee , single work criticism (p. 14-20)
A Politics of the Book in Contemporary Australia : Possibilities of Analysis, Victoria Reynolds , single work essay
In this article the author poses the question ' is book production and consumption caught up in wider social, economic and political struggles; and ... how are the activities which go on in book culture provoked by, and influential on, those wider struggles?' (p. 21)
(p. 21-30)
Australian Children's Books after World War Two, Marcie Muir , single work criticism
Marcie Muir looks at the development of children's book publishing in Australia from the 1940s to the end of the 1970s.
(p. 31-37)
Audience Complicity and Community in the Sydney Press, 1933 to 1953, Bridget Griffen-Foley , single work criticism
'This article considers how strategies of audience engagement and complicity were deployed in Sydney magazines and newspapers between the 1930s and the 1950s. It focuses on ... the Australian Women's Weekly and the [(Sydney)] Daily Telegraph.' (p. 38)
(p. 38-42)
The Publishing of Drama in Australia, 1946 to 1998, Kerry Kilner , single work criticism (p. 43-52)
A Nice Little Thing, or a Cosmic Calamity? The World of a Pulp-Fiction Writer as Seen in the Bleeck Collection in the National Library of Australia, Richard Stone , single work criticism biography (p. 53-61)
Contemporary Fiction-Reading Practices, Ingrid Day , single work criticism
'This discussion presents the preliminary findings of two surveys of the contemporary book reading practices of fiction-reading adults, conducted in South Australia over a period of eighteen months from 1995 to 1997.' (p. 62)
(p. 62-71)
Australian-New Zealand Connections after 1945 : Or, Reedkoala : An Adventure in Australian Publishing, Ross Harvey , Ross Somerville , single work criticism
The history of the New Zealand publisher Reed in Australia.
(p. 72-78)

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