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Stratemeyer pseudonyms and series books

Deidre Johnson

Stratemeyer pseudonyms and series books

an annotated checklist of Stratemeyer and Stratemeyer Syndicate publications

by Deidre Johnson

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Stratemeyer, Edward, 1862-1930 -- Bibliography.,
    • Stratemeyer Syndicate.,
    • Children"s stories, American -- Bibliography.,
    • Children"s literature in series -- Bibliography.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- United States.,
    • Anonyms and pseudonyms, American.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled and edited by Deidre Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ8849.69 .J63 1982, PS3537.T817 .J63 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 343 p. ;
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3783352M
      ISBN 100313226326
      LC Control Number81023750

      Stratemeyer would conceive ideas for series, draft an outline for each book, and hire writers to turn the outlines into full-length manuscripts, all published under pennames. The syndicate kept between 19 and 31 series in progress until Stratemeyer's death in , when his daughters assumed control, publishing over s: 1. The character of Nancy Drew – ghostwritten and credited to the pseudonymous Carolyn Keene – has appeared in a number of series over the years.. Nancy Drew books have been published as of , in nine series, as follows: BOOK SERIES 1. titles. to original Nancy Drew Mystery Stories.. 2. 47 titles.

      The appeal of Stratemeyer titles is undeniable, evidenced by the ongoing publication of many of the series books. sources: Billman, Carol. The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate. NY: Ungar, Johnson, Deidre, ed. Stratemeyer Pseudonyms and Series Books: An Annotated Checklist of Stratemeyer and Stratemeyer Syndicate Publication. The fourth book in this early juvenile series written by Stratemeyer (the founder of the Stratemeyer syndicate) under his own name. Illustrated by Charles Nuttall with 7 glossy inserted plates. Lists to this #15 at the front of the book. vii, pp, Good overall in illustrated green cloth - missing the frontispiece, rear hinge cracking - but.

      Carolyn Keene was the pseudonym that Mildred Wirt Benson and Walter Karig used to write Nancy Drew books. The idea of Nancy Drew came from Edward Stratemeyer in He also had other series, that included the Hardy Boys, but he died in before the Nancy Drew series became famous. Edward Stratemeyer’s Syndicate: How One Man’s Capitalist Drive Introduced Wish Fulfillment, Feminism, and Ghostwriting to Children’s Fiction Many of you are likely familiar with Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, two long-running children’s book series. Some of you may even remember the pseudonyms the books were.


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Stratemeyer pseudonyms and series books by Deidre Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rows  However, Edward Stratemeyer was writing series books and outlines and hiring ghostwriters before the Syndicate's incorporation; his Rover Boys series, first published in under the name Arthur M.

Winfield, is sometimes considered the first Stratemeyer Syndicate series. Ms. Johnson's groundbreaking work into solving the mystery of the various Stratemeyer Syndicate Pseudonyms and series is a "must-have" reference book for serious collectors of juvenile literature.

All the popular series like the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Tom Swift and the Bobbsey Twins are covered as well as the history of many obscure by: 8. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Stratemeyer pseudonyms and series books: an annotated checklist of Stratemeyer and Stratemeyer Syndicate publications by Johnson, : In addition, the founder of the Syndicate, Edward Stratemeyer () is known to have used many pseudonyms (either by his choice or the publishers of his stories in story papers, dime novels, or in book form).

In general each Syndicate series was published under a pseudonym. In all, the Syndicate used approximately pseudonyms. Wrote under his own name and several pseudonyms, including Arthur M. Winfield. Wrote several books as "Horatio Alger, Jr." after that author died, with permission of the estate.

Wrote one book as "Oliver Optic" to complete a civil war series after that author died. His most popular series (that he wrote personally) are the Rover Boys and Dave.

First Stratemeyer was asked by Lee & Shepard to pen the last book (An Undivided Union, ) in a series begun by “ Oliver Optic ” (pseudonym of William T.

Adams). Adams had passed away before being able to complete the series, and the fans were left waiting with baited breath. Stratemeyer Syndicate Series Index Click on images to see basic info on the Stratemeyer Syndicate series and a link to more details on this site about its history, authorship, etc.

Edward Stratemeyer was an author and founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate. He created some of the most popular chlidren's books including Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Bobbsey Twins and more.

The 20th book in the series, 20th Midnight, is expected to be out, appropriately enough, in the year Was the movie good. Back inthere was a television film called First to Die, based.

The characters were created by American writer Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of book-packaging firm Stratemeyer Syndicate. The books themselves were written by several ghostwriters under the collective pseudonym Franklin W.

Dixon. The Hardy Boys have evolved since their debut in   With juvenile series books, this is usually not possible because there were relatively few occasions to meet the authors. No small part of this was the extensive use of pseudonyms and employment of multiple ghostwriters who were expected to be anonymous in the process.

Nevertheless, people do find series books which appear to include autographs. Margaret Penrose “Margaret Penrose” is a Stratemeyer Syndicate pseudonym used for a few series published by Cupples & Leon.

The first series to use this name was the Dorothy Dale series (—), which became the Syndicate’s first long series with a girl protagonist. The Stratemeyer Syndicate produced over 1, series books in different series under approximately different names and pseudonyms.

Stratemeyer Pseudonyms and Series Books: An Annotated Checklist of Stratemeyer and Stratemeyer Syndicate Publications [Hardcover] (Author) Deidre A.

Johnson on 5/5(1). Two years later, the Stratemeyer Syndicate relaunched the series, now called Honey Bunch and Norman, reissuing several of the earlier Honey Bunch books with Norman’s name added to the titles, creating some new titles, and commissioning individualized dust wrappers.

That series ended in The Rover Boys series ultimately ran to thirty books and sold millions of copies. Seizing on that success and the popularity of his Horatio Alger novels, Stratemeyer founded the Stratemeyer Syndicate to produce new series for young boys and girls.

He envisioned hiring authors for a fixed fee to write books based on Stratemeyer's outlines. The Stratemeyer Syndicate was a "book packager" (to use a modern term) established by Edward Stratemeyer in Through it single titles and especially series of juvenile books were produced and provided to a number of publishers.

Edward Stratemeyer personally managed this in the first quarter century of its existence (). Get this from a library. Stratemeyer pseudonyms and series books: an annotated checklist of Stratemeyer and Stratemeyer Syndicate publications. [Deidre Johnson].

Stratemeyer Syndicate Pseudonym/Series List. An * denotes a series not produced directly by the Syndicate. Abbott, Manager Henry () Brave and Bold * Adams, Harrison () Pioneer Boys (AKA Young Pioneers) Alger Jr, Horatio () Alger Series *Rise in Life (Stratemeyer finished eleven books, #'s 87 to 97).

The Stratemeyer Syndicate was a "book packager" established in to supply publishers with juvenile and adult books in series. It was the brainchild of Edward Stratemeyer () who was a writer and editor of juvenile stories.

As a boy, Stratemeyer enjoyed the works of Horatio Alger, Jr. and "Oliver Optic" (William T. Adams). He wrote the books himself under the pseudonym of Arthur M. Winfield. (Stratemeyer was comfortable with pseudonyms; he had written a number of the Horatio Alger novels using that pseudonym.) The first series was a hit, so he expanded into a second series called The Bobbsey Twins, written under the name of Laura.Edward Stratemeyer, (born Oct.

4,Elizabeth, N.J., U.S.—diedNewark, N.J.), American writer of popular juvenile fiction, whose Stratemeyer Literary Syndicate (–84) produced such books as the Rover Boys series, the Hardy Boys series, the Tom Swift series, the Bobbsey Twins series, and the Nancy Drew series."Laura Lee Hope" is a pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate for the Bobbsey Twins and several other series of children’s novels.

Many writers published under this name. The Stratemeyer Syndicate, a publishing group started by Edward Stratemeyer inpaid anonymous authors a flat fee per book. Books.