The History of Reading

Publisher : Springer

ISBN-13 : 0230316786

Page : 222 pages

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Bringing together research from a variety of countries and periods, this volume introduces readers to the diverse approaches used to recover the evidence of reading through history in different societies, and asks whether reading practices are always conditioned by specific local circumstances or whether broader patterns might emerge.

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The History of Reading
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: S. Towheed
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-25 - Publisher: Springer

Bringing together research from a variety of countries and periods, this volume introduces readers to the diverse approaches used to recover the evidence of rea
The History of Reading, Volume 2
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: K. Halsey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-26 - Publisher: Springer

'Reading has a history. But how can we recover it?' This volume brings together original research essays focusing on the history of reading in the British Isles
The History of Reading, Volume 3
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: R. Crone
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-26 - Publisher: Springer

We inhabit a textually super-saturated and increasingly literate world. This volume encourages readers to consider the diverse methodologies used by historians
Transatlantic Stories and the History of Reading, 1720–1810
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Eve Tavor Bannet
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-07 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Eve Tavor Bannet explores some of the remarkable stories about the Atlantic world that shaped Britons' and Americans' perceptions of that world. These stories a
A History of Reading
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Alberto Manguel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-26 - Publisher: Penguin

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Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Elizabeth Spiller
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Elizabeth Spiller studies how early modern attitudes towards race were connected to assumptions about the relationship between the act of reading and the nature
Edinburgh History of Reading
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Hammond Mary Hammond
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-01 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Reveals the experience of reading in many cultures and across the agesCovers reading practices from China in the 6th century BCE to Britain in the 18th centuryE
A History of Reading
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Steven R. Fischer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

This final volume in the trilogy Language / Writing / Reading traces the complete story of reading from the time when symbol first became sign through to the el
Edinburgh History of Reading
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Rose Jonathan Rose
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Reveals the experience of reading in many cultures and across the agesCovers pornography and the origins of the transgender movementExplores everyday reading in
History and Reading
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Dominick LaCapra
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

LaCapra addresses the ongoing concern with the application of theory to contemporary historical research and analysis through a comparison of two authors seldom