Publishing, reception and mobility of the novel Les Mystères de Paris in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

This essay attempts to trace the publishing history and the commercial success of the novel Les Mystères de Paris, Eugène Sue, through the analysis of the different printing standards (feuilleton and book), its reception and its translations. Addition to the examination of the forms of distribution and commercialization of the book, it was checked its diffusion in the collection of public libraries and subscription libraries, as well as its adaptation to the drama and opera.

publishing; reception; mobility

Pós-Graduação em História, Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 , Pampulha, Cidade Universitária, Caixa Postal 253 - CEP 31270-901, Tel./Fax: (55 31) 3409-5045, Belo Horizonte - MG, Brasil - Belo Horizonte - MG - Brazil