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Author Eldred, Janet Carey.
Title Literate zeal : gender, editing, and the making of a New Yorker ethos / Janet Carey Eldred.
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.
Book Cover
 Floor3  PN4879 .E53 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 227 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: haute literacy -- Introduction: literacy, gender, and the rhetorical work of editing -- Between the sheets: editing and the making of a New Yorker ethos -- "The precision of knives," or more than just commas -- Mademoiselle, The New Yorker, and other women's magazines -- Conclusion: lady editors and the embodiment of style -- Afterword: Katharine White's bequest, or ruminations on an archive.
Subject Women's periodicals, American -- History -- 20th century.
Women periodical editors -- United States.
American literature -- Periodicals -- History -- 20th century.
American periodicals -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- United States.
Alternate Title Literate zeal : gender and the making of a New Yorker ethos
ISBN 9780822944096 (hardcover : alk. paper)
082294409X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 729341830