The Edinburgh History Of Reading: Common Readers

February 28, 2022|
The Edinburgh History Of Reading: Common Readers by Jonathan Rose
Earn 260 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Pre-order online.Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store


Reveals the experience of reading in many cultures and across the ages

  • Shows the experiences of ordinary readers in Scotland, Australasia, Russia, and China
  • Explores how digital media has transformed literary criticism
  • Portrays everyday reading in art 
  • Includes reading across national and cultural lines

Common Readers casts a fascinating light on the literary experiences of ordinary people: miners in Scotland, churchgoers in Victorian London, workers in Czarist Russia, schoolgirls in rural Australia, farmers in Republican China, and forward to today''s online book discussion groups. Chapters in this volume explore what they read, and how books changed their lives.

Jonathan Rose is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History at Drew University, USA. He is the author of Readers'' Liberation (Oxford University Press, 2018), The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor (Yale University Press, 2014), which won the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Book Prize, and The Edwardian Temperament 1895-191...
Title:The Edinburgh History Of Reading: Common Readers
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.68 in
Published:February 28, 2022
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781474494878

Recently Viewed