By Jason D. Ensor
‘Angus & Robertson and the British alternate in Australian Books, 1930–1970’ lines the background of the published publication in Australia, rather the creation and enterprise context that mediated Australia’s literary and cultural ties to Britain for far of the 20th century. This research makes a speciality of the London operations of 1 of Australia’s foremost booklet publishers of the 20th century: Angus & Robertson. The booklet argues that regardless of the most obvious obstacles of a British-dominated marketplace, Australian publishers had room to manoeuvre in it. It questions the ways that Angus & Robertson replicated, challenged or remodeled the usually hugely criticised advertisement practices of British publishers as a way to improve an export exchange for Australian books within the uk. This booklet is the reply to the present void within the literary marketplace for a considerable heritage of Australia’s biggest writer and its function within the improvement of Australia’s export publication trade.
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Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930–1970: The Getting of Bookselling Wisdom (Anthem Australian Humanities Research Series) by Jason D. Ensor