6 edition of History of Reading in the West found in the catalog.
September 30, 2004
by Polity Pr
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||488|
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A History of Reading in the West (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book)/5(6). A History of Reading in the West aims to set out the evolution of reading patterns in the Western world, ‘ranging from Ancient Greece to the Internet’, and to analyse the ‘relationship between reading and society’.
The editors have outlined the importance of the ‘changing forms of reading and the growth and transformation of the reading public’, an intrinsic element in conducting /5. Books and other texts have not always been read in the way that we read them today.
The modern practice of reading--privately, silently, with the eyes alone--is only one way of reading, which for many centuries existed alongside other forms. In the ancient world, in the Middle Ages, and as late as the seventeenth century, many texts were written for the voice.4/5(1).
This path-breaking study will become the standard work on the history of reading in the West. It will be indispensable to students of cultural history, and to all those who want a fresh perspective on the history of books and their uses. Wide-ranging and authoritative account of the changing practices of reading from the ancient world to the present day.4/5(1).
Professor Natalie Zemon Davis, Department of History, Princeton University "The genius of the book is in the analysis of the relationship between reading and society.
The act of reading illustrates the cultural mindset and this book is a subtle but sure "re--reading" of history which is a revelation of minds past/5(84). A History of Reading in the West (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book) 作者: Guglielmo Cavallo (ed.) / Roger Chartier (ed.) 出版社: University of Massachusetts Press 译者: Lydia G.
Cochrane 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Beginnings. The first evidence for Reading as a settlement dates from the 8th century, where the town came to be known as name probably comes from the Readingas, an Anglo-Saxon tribe whose name means "Reada's People" in Old English, or (less probably) the Celtic Rhydd-Inge, "Ford over the River".
The name of the settlement was derived from an earlier folk, or tribal, name. The letters, diary excerpts, speeches, interviews and newspaper articles in "Reading the American West" let students experience what historians really do and how history is written. Every document is accompanied by a contextual headnote and study questions, and each chapter includes extensive s: 1.
Reinhard Wittmann (), 'Was there a Reading Revolution at the End of the Eighteenth Century?', in Guglielmo Cavallo and Roger Chartier (eds), A History of Reading in the West, Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, pp. A History of Reading in the West covers such aspects of reading as `degrees of reading competence' and `how texts can be read, and read differently, by readers who use different intellectual methods'.
Quotes have been included throughout which each contributor then builds upon. A long introduction also delineates what the book wishes to cover /5(6). The Reading the West Book Awards celebrate the MPIBA region and our regional authors. The Reading the West Book Awards honor the best fiction, non-fiction, and illustrated books for adults and children set in one of the twelve MPIBA member states, or created by an author or artist living or working in the region.
图书A History of Reading in the West 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. It will be indispensable to students of cultural history, and to all those who want a fresh perspective on the history of books and their uses. Wide-ranging and authoritative account of the changing practices of reading.
Reading is the complex cognitive process of decoding symbols to derive meaning. It is a form of language processing. Success in this process is measured as reading g is a means for language acquisition, communication, and sharing information and ideas.
The symbols are typically visual (written or printed) but may be tactile ().Like all languages, it is a complex. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy () () Sure, it's a novel. But as historical fiction goes this book ranks among the very best. Told from the viewpoints of five aristocratic families.
This path-breaking study will become the standard work on the history of reading in the West. It will be indispensable to students of cultural history, and to all those who want a fresh perspective on the history of books and their uses.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Archaic and classical Greece: the invention of silent reading / Jesper Svenbro --Between Volumen and Codex: reading in the Roman world / Guglielmo Cavallo --Reading, copying and interpreting a text in the early Middle Ages / M.B.
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Fiction Winner. Soho Press. Nonfiction Winner. University of Nevada Press. Libraries & Culture () This collection of authoritative essays on reading since the ancient Greeks marks the culmination of more than twenty years of work in the new history of the : James Smith Allen.The history of reading instruction is, to some degree, the history of pendulum swings between these two approaches.
Unfortunately, only one approach, the "sound" method, produces a capable reader. This webpage focuses on the history of reading instruction in the English language.A BRIEF HISTORY OF READING, BERKSHIRE. By Tim Lambert. SAXON READING. Reading began life as a Saxon settlement. Reading was originally called Reada ingas, which means the people of Reada.
Reada was a Saxon leader who settled in the area with his tribe in the 6th century. The early settlement was probably in the area of St Marys Butts.