Silent reading and the birth of the narrator

by Elspeth Jajdelska

Publisher: University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 222 Downloads: 540
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Subjects:

  • Silent reading -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Books and reading -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Silent reading -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Books and reading -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Reading, Psychology of.,
  • Lecture silencieuse -- Histoire -- 18e siècle.,
  • Livres et lecture -- Histoire -- 18e siècle.,
  • Narration -- Histoire -- 18e siècle.,
  • Lecture silencieuse -- Histoire -- 17e siècle.,
  • Livres et lecture -- Histoire -- 17e siècle.,
  • Narration -- Histoire -- 17e siècle.,
  • Roman -- Histoire et critique.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references p. ([197]-212) and index.

StatementElspeth Jajdelska.
SeriesStudies in book and print culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1003 J28 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17079497M
ISBN 100802093647
ISBN 109780802093646
LC Control Number2008371147

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Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator asserts that, due to a rise in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries in the number of parents who could afford to let their children read freely, widely, and for prolonged periods, an entire generation grew into fluent, silent readers in the later s.

At that point in time, the Price: $ "Although there is abundant evidence that silent reading existed in antiquity, the question remains as to when it became widespread.

Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator asserts that, due to a rise in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries in the number of parents who could afford to let their children read freely, widely, and for prolonged periods, Silent reading and the birth of the narrator book entire generation.

Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator asserts that, due to a rise in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries in the number of parents who could afford to let their children read freely, widely, and for prolonged periods, an entire generation grew into fluent, silent readers in the later s.

Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator does not, in the end, live up to the ambitious claims made at the outset. The distinction between the reader-as-speaker and the reader-as-hearer always seems too clear-cut—all the more so in a book which so frequently (and rightly) rejects the easy dichotomies of other : Henry Power.

Get this from a library. Silent reading and the birth of the narrator. [Elspeth Jajdelska] -- Based on a wealth of compelling arguments, Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator is an important addition to literary studies, eighteenth-century history, and book and print culture.

Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator Book Description: Based on a wealth of compelling arguments, Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator is an important addition to literary studies, eighteenth-century history, and book and print culture. Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator asserts that, due to a rise in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries in the number of parents who could afford to let their children read freely, widely, and for prolonged periods, an entire generation grew into fluent, silent readers in the later by: On the second page of Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator, Elspeth Jajdelska states her “central hypothesis” clearly and directly: “In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, for the first time in England, a large enough group of children became sufficiently skilled in silent reading to constitute (in adulthood) an audience for a new style of writing.

On "Silent Reading and the Birth of the Narrator" by Elspeth Jajdelska ** Manguelo's A History of Reading claimed that silent reading became common in the tenth century. It was an off-the-cuff remark, not very heavily explored, and I suspect he pulled that information from another : Short Story Reader.

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ISBN RÉSUMÉ Although there is abundant evidence that silent reading existed in antiquity, the question remains as to when it became widespread. A narrator is a person or character who tells a story, or a voice fashioned by an author to recount a narrative.

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A silent life. Cristina's aunt Ana has been deaf-blind for the entirety of her adult life: the victim of a rare condition named Usher Syndrome. Ana is the centre of Cristina's world - and of Cleland's cruel plan.

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In our previous silent book club report – our first report of this new, uncharted era – I observed how when our reserves of determination, courage and good humour run low, one of the things we celebrated in the old world that can still replenish our spirits in this new world was a good, inspiring, comforting, diverting book.

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