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Includes bibliographical references (p. [443]-471) and index.

Table of Contents

  1. Archaic and classical Greece : the invention of silent reading /Jesper Svenbro
  2. Between Volumen and Codex : reading in the Roman world /Guglielmo Cavallo
  3. Reading, copying and interpreting a text in the early Middle Ages /M.B. Parkes
  4. Thescholastic model of reading /Jacqueline Hamesse
  5. Reading in the later Middle Ages /Paul Saenger
  6. Reading in the Jewish communities of Western Europe in the Middle Ages /Robert Bonfil
  7. Thehumanist as reader /Anthony Grafton
  8. Protestant reformations and reading /Jean-Franðcois Gilmont
  9. Reading and the Counter-reformation /Dominique Julia
  10. Reading matter and "popular" reading : from the Renaissance to the seventeenth century /Roger Chartier
  11. Was there a reading revolution at the end of the eighteenth century? /Reinhard Wittmann
  12. New readers in the nineteenth century : women, children, workers /Martyn Lyons
  13. Reading to read : a future for reading /Armando Petrucci.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558494114
Editor:
Cavallo, Guglielmo
Editor:
Chartier, Roger
Translator:
Cochrane, Lydia G.
Editor:
Cavallo, Guglielmo
Editor:
Chartier, Roger
Author:
Cavallo, Guglielmo
Translator:
Cochrane, Lydia G.
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Location:
Amherst
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Books and reading
Subject:
Written communication
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book
Series Volume:
4-6
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
488
Dimensions:
9.10x6.12x1.23 in. 1.79 lbs.

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