“The Facts—the Color!—the Facts”: The Idea of a Report in American Print Culture, 1885–1910

@article{Forde2012TheFC,
  title={“The Facts—the Color!—the Facts”: The Idea of a Report in American Print Culture, 1885–1910},
  author={Kathy Roberts Forde and Karen A. Foss},
  journal={Book History},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={123 - 151}
}
This article explores what producers and observers of the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American print marketplace understood an appropriate report of the world to be and how social forces and cultural values shaped this understanding. In doing so, it analyzes the discourse in print industry trade publications from 1885 to 1910. This study charts the rise and passing of a particular discourse about literary work and facticity, a discourse that reflected differing ideas and… 

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