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A History of Reading
A History of Reading
Author: Alberto Manguel
Alberto Manguel traces the history of reading from the earliest examples of Egyptian heiroglyphics, dating back 6000 years, through to the present day. He argues that it is the demands and expectations of the reader, rather than the creative will of the writer, that is of primary importance in the evolution of literary forms and genres. From man...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002550062
ISBN-10: 0002550067
Publication Date: 7/8/1996
Pages: 320
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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