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Literary studies and the pursuits of reading

Author: Eric Downing; Jonathan M Hess; Richard V Benson
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, ©2012.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses critical attention once again on the nature and process of reading, taking into account both current theory and historical investigations.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Downing; Jonathan M Hess; Richard V Benson
ISBN: 9781571134318 157113431X
OCLC Number: 773020983
Description: vi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Eric Downing, Jonathan M. Hess, and Richard V. Benson --
Medieval and Early Modern Practices of Reading. Apertio Libri: Codex and Conversion / Christopher Wild --
The Question of Reading and the Medieval Book: Reception and Manuscript --
Variation of Thomasin's Welscher gast / Kathryn Starkey --
Reading in Nuremberg's Fifteenth-Century Carnival Plays / Ann Marie Rasmussen --
Shakespeare, Biblical Interpretation, and the Elusiveness of Meaning / Darryl Gless --
Reading, Secularization, and Transcendence in the Long Nineteenth Century. Reading and the Writing of German-Jewish History / Jonathan M. Hess --
Similia Similibus Curentur: Homeopathy and Its Magic Wand of Analogy / Alice Kuzniar --
Reading and Rhetorical Generation: The Example of Blake's Thel / Janice Hewlett Koelb --
Sender Glatteis Reads Lessing and Comes to a Sad End: Some Thoughts on Karl Emil Franzos's Der Pojaz and the Problem of Jewish Reading / Jeffrey L. Sammons --
Theories and Practices of Reading in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. Magic Reading / Eric Downing --
"Anything One Wants": Kafka and Women, Again / Ruth V. Gross --
Reading on the Edge of Oblivion: Virgil and Virgule in Coetzee's Age of Iron / Gary Shapiro --
Postscript: The Ends of Reading. Reading Experience in Faust / Stanley Corngold.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Downing, Jonathan M. Hess, and Richard V. Benson.

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(A) collection of essays which . . . contains several pieces that deserve attention from anyone interested in the history of reading. JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN STUDIES (Ritchie Robertson) Each contributor Read more...

 
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