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The History of Reading: A Reader - Towheed, Shafquat (Editor), and Crone, Rosalind (Editor), and Halsey, Katie (Editor)
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The History of Reading offers an engaging, accessible overview from the rise of literacy through to the current trend of 'book clubs'. Divided into seven sections, each with a useful introduction, this Reader: summarises the main debates and perspectives shaping the field introduces key theorists such as Iser, Fish and Bakhtin surveys influential works and outlines important studies on mass reading focuses on specific communities such as Welsh miners, African American library users and Australian convicts looks at ...

The History of Reading: A Reader 2010, Routledge, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780415484213

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