Romantic readers : the evidence of marginalia (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Romantic readers : the evidence of marginalia

Author: H J Jackson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Romantic Readers' the author explores the reading practices of the Romantic Age through the analysis of some 2,000 books annotated by British readers between 1790 & 1830.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H J Jackson
ISBN: 0300107854 9780300107852 9780300129496 0300129491
OCLC Number: 56922500
Description: xvii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Mundane marginalia --
Socializing with books --
Custodians to posterity --
The reading mind.
Responsibility: H.J. Jackson.
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Abstract:

In 'Romantic Readers' the author explores the reading practices of the Romantic Age through the analysis of some 2,000 books annotated by British readers between 1790 & 1830.

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"I wish I had read this book years ago, when I was setting out to be a scholar of the Romantics. This book's richnesses are manifold. Like its forerunner, Marginalia, this is scholarship of the Read more...

 
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