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A History of Reading in the West by…
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A collection of essays, each focusing on a different period in the history of reading in the west. Uneven, but many chapters are fascinating and the approach on the whole is scholarly and balanced. A much better treatment of the subject than Manguel's A History of Reading. ( )
  mattparfitt | Aug 29, 2012 |
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L'acte d'écrire n'est pas simple et il a évolué, du volumen au codex, de l'imprimerie au numérique. On n'a pas toujours lu de la même manière un texte ou plusieurs, un manuscrit ou un livre, rapidement ou attentivement, à voix haute ou en silence, seul ou en public, pour s'instruire ou se distraire...

C'est une sorte de parcours historique des méthodes de lecture et des habitudes de lecteurs que propose ce livre, dans des lieux ou à des moments exemplaires, depuis l'Antiquité grecque.
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