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The non-literate other : readings of illiteracy in twentieth-century novels in English

Author: Helga Ramsey-Kurz
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
Series: Costerus, new ser., v. 171.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Public debates on the benefits and dangers of mass literacy prompted nineteenth-century British authors to write about illiteracy. Since the early twentieth century writers outside Europe have paid increasing attention to the subject as a measure both of cultural dependence and independence. So far literary studies has taken little notice of this. The Non-Literate Other: Readings of Illiteracy in Twentieth-Century  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ramsey-Kurz, Helga.
Non-literate other.
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007
(OCoLC)164113526
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helga Ramsey-Kurz
ISBN: 9781435600782 1435600789 904202240X 9789042022409 9789401204712 9401204713
OCLC Number: 173685621
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 506 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Table of contents; acknowledgements; introduction; i: illiteracy as a theoretical anathema; ii: illiteracy as a literary theme; iii: the non-literate without: unlettered calibans in distant europe; iv: the non-literate in sight: the unlettered native in contact narratives; v: the non-literate within: established forms of non-literacy in literate cultures; vi: the illiterate returned: illiteracy in migrant literature; closing remarks; bibliography; index.
Series Title: Costerus, new ser., v. 171.
Responsibility: Helga Ramsey-Kurz.

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Public debates on the benefits and dangers of mass literacy prompted nineteenth-century British authors to write about illiteracy. This work offers explanations for this lack of interest in  Read more...

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