Chapter 23. Dime Novels

  1. Shirley Samuels
  1. Colin T. Ramsey and
  2. Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola

Published Online: 3 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch24

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

How to Cite

Ramsey, C. T. and Derounian-Stodola, K. Z. (2004) Dime Novels, in A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 (ed S. Samuels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch24

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631234227

Online ISBN: 9780470999219

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Keywords:

  • dime novels;
  • malaeska; the indian wife of the white hunter;
  • fictional characters;
  • story papers;
  • novel publishing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Precursors of the Dime Novel

  • Packaging and Marketing

  • Content, Production, Authorship

  • Two Early Beadle Dime Novels