Consuming Literature
Best Sellers and the Commercialization of Literary Production in Contemporary China
Shuyu Kong

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Consuming Literature

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Commercialization and Literary Best Sellers

1.      Breaking Away: Writers as Cultural Entrepreneurs

2.      Publishing Houses: Creating a Best Seller Machine

3.      "Second Channel": Book Dealers, Agents, and Cultural Studios

4.      The Economics of Privacy: Publishing Women's Writing

5.      Translating Foreign Literature: From Elitism to Populism

6.      Literary Journals: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Conclusion: Literature in a Multimedia Millennium

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Indexs