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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

  • Is the Australian publishing industry flourishing or floundering?
  • What is the future of the book?
  • Has lifestyle replaced literary publishing?
  • Have new technologies revolutionised the nature of the industry?

'Making Books addresses these questions and many others in a wide-ranging study of contemporary Australian publishing. It also provides a sophisticated introduction to the structure and dynamics of the Australian publishing industry which turns over almost two billion dollars a year.

'Leading industry practitioners and academics analyse the industry in the context of social, cultural and legal forces. They write revealingly on the culture of the publishing house, editorial practice and policy, Bookscan, new technologies and the 'decline' of literary publishing.

'Making Books will be an indispensable companion for arts industry professionals, those in the publishing industry, and scholars of book history or publishing studies.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Exploiting the Imprint, Jenny Lee , single work criticism (p. 17-33)
The Culture of the Publishing House: Structure and Strategies in the Australian Publishing Industry, Anne Galligan , single work criticism (p. 34-50)
Generating Content: Book Publishing as a Component Media Industry, Simone Murray , single work criticism (p. 51-67)
Publishing and Bookselling, Lorien Kaye , Katya Anne-Madsen Johanson , single work criticism (p. 68-80)
Publishing and the State, Stuart Glover , single work criticism (p. 81-95)
The Business, Craft and Profession of the Book Editor, Louise Poland , single work criticism (p. 96-115)
The Decline of the Literary Paradigm in Australian Publishing, Mark Davis , single work criticism
Davis examines the impact of popular fiction on Australian publishing trends during the period 1995-2005.
(p. 116-131)
Colonies of the Mind; Republics of Dreams: Australian Publishing Past and Future, Richard Flanagan , single work criticism (p. 132-148)
New Technology and the Publishing Firm: Business Development, Culture and Models, Nick Walker , single work criticism (p. 151-166)
Stand and Deliver: Print-on-Demand, Penelope Davie , single work criticism (p. 167-176)
Copyright and the Regulation of the Australian Publishing Industry, Leanne Wiseman , single work criticism (p. 177-197)
Collecting, Measuring and Analysing Book Sales Information, Michael Webster , single work criticism (p. 198-206)
Educational Publishing, Peter Donoughue , single work criticism (p. 219-220)
Book Publishing and the University Sector in Australia, Robin Derricourt , single work criticism (p. 221-230)
Boom, Bust or Business As Usual? Literary Fiction Publishing, David Carter , single work criticism
David Carter investigates the state of literary fiction publishing in Australia and provides a statistical account of new Australian fiction titles from 1990 to 2006.
(p. 231-246)
Poetry Publishing, Bronwyn Lea , single work criticism (p. 247-254)
Indigenous Book Publishing, Anita Heiss , single work criticism (p. 255-267)
Feminist Publishing, 1970-2006, Diane Brown , single work criticism (p. 268-278)
Love Under the Coolibah: Australian Romance Publishing Since 1990, Juliet Flesch , single work criticism (p. 279-285)
Supermarket: Australian Children's Publishing, Robyn Sheahan-Bright , single work criticism (p. 286-304)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Magazine Studies : Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field Megan le Masurier , Rebecca Johinke , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , April no. 25 2014;
Magazine Studies : Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field Megan le Masurier , Rebecca Johinke , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , April no. 25 2014;
Foreword : Sold by the Millions Amit Sarwal , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. viii-xvi)
Journeys in Australian Literature Classrooms : Investigating the Social Graham Parr , Natalie Bellis , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Teaching Australian Literature : From Classroom Conversations to National Imaginings 2011; (p. 153-176)
The primary aim of the authors in writing this chapter 'is to illustrate how some aspects of any national literary conversation play out in the complex social and cultural setting of a school literature classroom.' (From authors introduction, p 154)
Australian Literature and the Cultural Dimensions of Globalisation Robert Dixon , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 115-126)

'Robert Dixon focuses on the present as a key moment of transformation in Australian literary and cultural as it moves from its founding 'nationalist' moment into a transnational framing of key issues.' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)

Turning the Page on the Future of Books Colin Steele , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 November 2007; (p. 14)

— Review of The Book Is Dead : Long Live the Book Sherman Young , 2007 single work criticism ; Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing 2007 anthology criticism
The Father of all Media Richard Walsh , 2007-2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 297 2007-2008; (p. 6-7)

— Review of Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing 2007 anthology criticism
Untitled Rowanne Couch , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 7 no. 2007; (p. 139-142)

— Review of Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing 2007 anthology criticism
Untitled Stephen Matthews , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Voice : A Journal of Comment and Review , December no. 24 2007; (p. 28-34)

— Review of When Books Die : 15 Essays 2006 anthology essay ; The Book Is Dead : Long Live the Book Sherman Young , 2007 single work criticism ; Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing 2007 anthology criticism
Is the Book Dead? Colin Steele , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Biblionews and Australian Notes & Queries , June no. 358 2008; (p. 80-85.)

— Review of The Book Is Dead : Long Live the Book Sherman Young , 2007 single work criticism ; Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing 2007 anthology criticism
Australian Literature and the Cultural Dimensions of Globalisation Robert Dixon , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory 2010; (p. 115-126)

'Robert Dixon focuses on the present as a key moment of transformation in Australian literary and cultural as it moves from its founding 'nationalist' moment into a transnational framing of key issues.' Source: Modern Australian Criticism and Theory (2010)

Foreword : Sold by the Millions Amit Sarwal , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. viii-xvi)
Journeys in Australian Literature Classrooms : Investigating the Social Graham Parr , Natalie Bellis , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Teaching Australian Literature : From Classroom Conversations to National Imaginings 2011; (p. 153-176)
The primary aim of the authors in writing this chapter 'is to illustrate how some aspects of any national literary conversation play out in the complex social and cultural setting of a school literature classroom.' (From authors introduction, p 154)
Magazine Studies : Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field Megan le Masurier , Rebecca Johinke , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , April no. 25 2014;
Magazine Studies : Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field Megan le Masurier , Rebecca Johinke , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: TEXT Special Issue Website Series , April no. 25 2014;
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