作者 Fuller, Danielle
書名 Reading Beyond the Book : The Social Practices of Contemporary Literary Culture
出版項 London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
©2013
國際標準書號 9781135080389 (electronic bk.)
9780415532952
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (370 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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系列 Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies
附註 Cover -- Reading Beyond the Book -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures, Illustrations, and Photos -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Reading -- 2 Television -- 3 Radio -- 4 Money -- 5 Worker -- 6 Reader -- 7 Book -- Methods Appendix -- Notes -- References -- Index
Literary culture has become a form of popular culture over the last fifteen years thanks to the success of televised book clubs, film adaptations, big-box book stores, online bookselling, and face-to-face and online book groups. This volume offers the first critical analysis of mass reading events and the contemporary meanings of reading in the UK, USA, and Canada based on original interviews and surveys with readers and event organizers. The resurgence of book groups has inspired new cultural formations of what the authors call "shared reading." They interrogate the enduring attraction of an old technology for readers, community organizers, and government agencies, exploring the social practices inspired by the sharing of books in public spaces and revealing the complex ideological investments made by readers, cultural workers, institutions, and the mass media in the meanings of reading
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Fuller, Danielle Reading Beyond the Book : The Social Practices of Contemporary Literary Culture London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2013 9780415532952
主題 Books and reading -- Social aspects -- History -- 21st century.;Books and reading -- Social aspects -- United States.;Books and reading -- Social aspects -- Canada.;Books and reading -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.;Group reading -- Case studies.;Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- Case studies.;Reading promotion -- Case studies
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