Reading in History: New Methodologies from the Anglo-American Tradition

Literary essay

Bonnie Gunzenhauser (Editor)

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Language: English

A collection of essays that offer a methodological framework for the history of reading. Focusing on a specific historical moment, it gathers statistics about such issues as literacy rates, library subscriptions, publication and sales figures, and print runs to answer questions about what was being read and by whom in a particular place and time.