Franklin

Reading communities from salons to cyberspace / edited by DeNel Rehberg Sedo.

Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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Book
xiii, 218 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- History.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- History.
Group reading -- History.
Reading promotion -- History.
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Contents:
An introduction to reading communities : processes and formations / DeNel Rehberg Sedo
Reading in an epistolary community in eighteenth-century England / Betty Schellenberg
Nineteenth century reading groups in Britain and the community of the text : an experiment with Little Dorrit / Jenny Hartley
Reading across the empire : the National Home Reading Union abroad / Robert Snape
Utopian civic-mindedness : Robert Maynard Hutchins, Mortimer Adler, and the great books enterprise / Daniel Born
I used to read anything that caught my eye, but
: cultural authority and intermediaries in a virtual young adult book club / DeNel Rehberg Sedo
The growth of reading groups as a feminine leisure pursuit : cultural democracy or dumbing down? / Anna Kiernan
Speaking subjects : developing identities in book groups / Linsey Howie
Leading questions : interpretive guidelines in contemporary popular reading culture / Anna S. Ivy
Marionettes and puppeteers? : the relationship between book club readers and publishers / Danielle Fuller, Claire Squires & DeNel Rehberg Sedo.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Rehberg Sedo, DeNel, 1965-
ISBN:
9780230299887 (alk. paper)
0230299881 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
711988993