Bound for the 1890s

front cover Bound for the 1890s: Essays on Writing and Publishing in Honor of James G. Nelson

Edited by Jonathan Allison
With a foreword by G. Thomas Tanselle

This volume of new essays by some of today’s most important scholars of the British 1890s is inspired by the groundbreaking work in publishing history of James G. Nelson. Based on original research using primary sources and full of insights and discoveries, these reinterpretations focus on Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley, W. B. Yeats, John Lane, and other figures who shaped fin-de-siècle literature, book illustration, and aesthetic publishing. Included also are detailed bibliographical analyses of publications by Richard Le Gallienne and William Watson and a previously unpublished account of the Yellow Book and its editor, Henry Harland.
Hardbound:15.9 x 23.5 cm,
204 pp., illustrated.

ISBN 1 904201 07 5
£30.00 / $55.00

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The roster of distinguished contributors honor and celebrate the contribution of James G. Nelson, who—as many of them testify—has done so much to shape our understanding of the 1890s.

Jim Nelson

mark samuels lasner
Ethel Colburn Mayne’s “Reminiscences of Henry Harland”

nicholas frankel
The Typewritten Self: Media Technology and Identity in Wilde’s De Profundis

margaret d. stetz
The Love That Dared Not Speak His Name: Literary Responses to the Wilde Trials

linda k. hughes
W.E. Henley’s Scots Observer and Fin-de-Siècle Books.

philip k. cohen
Richard Le Gallienne’s The Book-Bills of Narcissus: An Account Rendered

steven halliwell
Copyright and Pamphlet Printings: William Watson’s Relationship with John Lane

linda gertner zatlin
Aubrey Beardsley and the Shaping of Art Nouveau

jonathan allison
Constructing the Early Yeats: Modernist Revisions of Poems(1895)

james g. nelson

Checklist of the Publications of James G. Nelson

 Published 15 December 2006
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