'From “Boy” to “Britain”: popular fiction and the Folkestone Free Library 1881-1902'
Oulton, C. 2017. 'From “Boy” to “Britain”: popular fiction and the Folkestone Free Library 1881-1902'.
From at least the 1860s holiday reading offered new opportunities for the economy of seaside towns. The Folkestone Free Library was established in 1881, in a town seeking to market itself as both a fashionable and a popular resort. The acquisition of sensation and other popular novels by women authors was an obvious move.
|Conference||Institutions of Literature: Institutions as Curators workshop|
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|Deposited||14 Aug 2017|
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