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Matthew Bradley & Juliet John (eds), Reading and the Victorians

By Marie-Françoise Cachin

Abstract

After the publication of Robert Altick’s seminal book, The English Common Reader in 1957, other important books such as Kate Flint’s The Woman Reader 1836–1914 (1993), Guglielmo Cavallo and Roger Chartier’s Histoire de la lecture dans le monde occidental (1997) or William St Clair’s The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period (2004) prove that the field has become a major one in Western countries over the last decades, together with the history of publishing. The nineteenth century is a favouri..

Topics: histoire de la lecture, bases de données, reading history, databases
Publisher: Cahiers victoriens et édouardiens
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:revues.org:cve/2409
Provided by: OpenEdition
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