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New York University Press (or NYU Press) is a university press that is part of New York University.
New York University Press
Parent companyNew York University
Founded1916
FounderElmer Ellsworth Brown
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York, New York
Publication typesBooks
Official website
nyupress.org
History
NYU Press was founded in 1916 by the then chancellor of NYU, Elmer Ellsworth Brown, in order, he said, to "publish contributions to higher learning by eminent scholars."[1]
Reputation
Once best known for the comprehensive and definitive publication of The Collected Writings of Walt Whitman, NYU Press has now published numerous award-winning scholarly works including Converge Culture (2007) by Henry Jenkins, The Rabbi's Wife (2006) by Shuly Schwartz, and the Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust (2002).[1] It was spotlighted by the Huffington Post in 2010, which described NYU Press as "consistently publish[ing] scholarly yet accessible books", and "ahead of the cultural curve—pushing literary trends—rather than behind it".[2]
References
  1. ^ a b "NYU Press » History". nyupress.org. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  2. ^ Anis Shivani (2 July 2010). "Independence Day: 15 Feisty Small Presses And The Books You're Going To Want From Them". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
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