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The woman reader

Author: Belinda Elizabeth Jack
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author travels from prehistoric caves to the digital bookstores of today, exploring how and what women have read through the ages and across cultures and civilizations, a history marked by persistent efforts to prevent women from gaining literacy or to censor their reading. She also recounts the counter-efforts of remarkable women -- and some men -- who have fought back. The book introduces frustrated female  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Geschiedenis (vorm)
History
Additional Physical Format: Woman reader
(NL-LeOCL)344436950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Belinda Elizabeth Jack
ISBN: 9780300120455 0300120451
OCLC Number: 759174431
Description: x, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Primitive, goddesses and aristocrats --
Reading in the not-so-dark ages --
History, mystery and copying --
Outside the cloister --
'To reade such bookes ... my selfe to edyfye' --
Competing for attention --
Answering back --
Books of their own --
Nation-building --
The modern woman reader.
Responsibility: Belinda Jack.

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How have women read differently from men through the ages? In all manner of ways, this book asserts.  Read more...

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"Engaging, lively and vigorous. The Woman Reader is a landmark work that no feminist-or for that matter, general reader-should miss."-Naomi Wolf, author of The Beauty Myth -- Naomi Wolf "An utterly Read more...

 
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