Reading Communities from Salons to Cyberspace

Reading Communities from Salons to Cyberspace

by DeNel Rehberg Sedo


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230299887
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

DANIEL BORN Lecturer, Northwestern University, USA
DANIELLE FULLER Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK
JENNY HARTLEY Professor of English Literature, Roehampton University, London
LINSEY HOWIE Associate Professor, La Trobe University, Australia
ANNA IVY Senior Lecturer in English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
ANNA KIERNAN Head of the Department of Writing, University College Falmouth, UK
BETTY A. SCHELLENBERG Professor and Chair of English, Simon Fraser University, Canada
BOB SNAPE Centre for Worktown Studies, University of Bolton, UK
CLAIRE SQUIRES Professor of Publishing Studies, University of Stirling, UK

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors An Introduction to Reading Communities: Processes and Formations; D.Rehberg Sedo Reading in an Epistolary Community in Eighteenth-Century England; B.Schellenberg Nineteenth Century Reading Groups in Britain and the Community of the Text: an Experiment with Little Dorrit ; J.Hartley Reading Across the Empire: the National Home Reading Union Abroad; R.Snape Utopian Civic-Mindedness: Robert Maynard Hutchins, Mortimer Adler, and the Great Books Enterprise; D.Born 'I Used to Read Anything that Caught My Eye, But…': Cultural Authority and Intermediaries in a Virtual Young Adult Book Club; D.Rehberg Sedo The Growth of Reading Groups as a Feminine Leisure Pursuit: Cultural Democracy or Dumbing Down?; A.Kiernan Speaking Subjects: Developing Identities in Book Groups; L.Howie Leading Questions: Interpretive Guidelines in Contemporary Popular Reading Culture; A.S.Ivy Marionettes and Puppeteers?: The Relationship between Book Club Readers and Publishers; D.Fuller , C.Squires & D.Rehberg Sedo Bibliography Index

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