Transatlantic Twins: Towards a History of British and American Editions

By J. Lawrence Mitchell.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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A comparative study of British and American editions of the same work of fiction, and the problems of assuming homogeneity.

Keywords: British, American, Fiction, Editions, Publication, History

The International Journal of the Book, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.7-20. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 3.986MB).

Dr J. Lawrence Mitchell

J. Lawrence Mitchell is Professor of English at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where he served as head of department for fourteen years. Previously he taught at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and has held visiting appointments in Beijing, China, and Sunderland, England. He was educated at King’s College London (B.A., 1962) and the University of Iowa (M.A. 1968, PH.D, 1971). His scholarly interests are both linguistic and literary, with a focus on historical linguistics and Modern British Fiction, and he is currently editor of The Powys Journal. He recently published T. F. Powys: Aspects of a Life (Brynmill, 2005) and his articles have appeared in such outlets as The American Journal of Germanic Linguistics, American Literary Realism, The Canadian Journal of Linguistics, James Joyce Quarterly, The Journal of New Zealand Literature, The Library Chronicle, The Journal of Modern Literature, Planet, PN Review and Scriptorium.

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