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The Resource The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction, Patrick Brantlinger

The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction, Patrick Brantlinger

Label
The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction
Title
The reading lesson
Title remainder
the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Brantlinger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1941-
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Brantlinger, Patrick
Dewey number
823/.809
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English fiction
  • Popular literature
  • Working class
  • Books and reading
  • Literacy
  • Fiction
  • Books and reading in literature
  • Popular culture in literature
  • Social conflict in literature
Label
The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction, Patrick Brantlinger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-246) and index
Contents
Introduction: the case of the poisonous book -- Gothic toxins: The castle of Otranto, The monk, and Caleb Williams -- The reading monster -- How Oliver Twist learned to read, and what he read -- Poor Jack, poor Jane: representing the working class and women in early and mid-Victorian novels -- Cashing in on the real in Thackeray and Trollope -- Novel sensations of the 1860s -- The educations of Edward Hyde and Edwin Reardon -- Overbooked versus bookless futures in late-Victorian fiction
Control code
38924292
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780253212498
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98019906
System control number
(OCoLC)38924292
Label
The reading lesson : the threat of mass literacy in nineteenth century British fiction, Patrick Brantlinger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-246) and index
Contents
Introduction: the case of the poisonous book -- Gothic toxins: The castle of Otranto, The monk, and Caleb Williams -- The reading monster -- How Oliver Twist learned to read, and what he read -- Poor Jack, poor Jane: representing the working class and women in early and mid-Victorian novels -- Cashing in on the real in Thackeray and Trollope -- Novel sensations of the 1860s -- The educations of Edward Hyde and Edwin Reardon -- Overbooked versus bookless futures in late-Victorian fiction
Control code
38924292
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9780253212498
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98019906
System control number
(OCoLC)38924292

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