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Title The Ethnography of reading / edited by Jonathan Boyarin.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  028.9 ETHN    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Loud Cows / Ursula K. LeGuin -- 1. Introduction / Jonathan Boyarin -- 2. Placing Reading: Ancient Israel and Medieval Europe / Daniel Boyarin -- 3. Gracious Words: Luke's Jesus and the Reading of Sacred Poetry at the Beginning of the Christian Era / Susan Noakes -- 4. The Cultural Construction of Reading in Anglo-Saxon England / Nicholas Howe -- 5. Keep Listening: Ethnography and Reading / Johannes Fabian -- 6. The Presence of the Name: Reading Scripture in an Indonesian Village / James N. Baker -- 7. Literacy, Orality, and Ritual Practice in Highland Colombia / Diana Digges and Joanne Rappaport -- 8. Japanese Spirit and Chinese Learning: Scribes and Storytellers in Pre-modern Japan / H. Mack Horton -- 9. Textual Interpretation as Collective Action / Elizabeth Long -- 10. Voices Around the Text: The Ethnography of Reading at Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem / Jonathan Boyarin -- 11. Keeping Slug Woman Alive: The Challenge of Reading in a Reservation Classroom / Greg Sarris.
12. Afterword / Brian Stock.
Summary "A very satisfying, diverse treatment of a topic that has been ignored because it has been hard to treat."--George E. Marcus, Rice University
Other author Boyarin, Jonathan.
Subject Books and reading.
Literature and society.
ISBN 0520079558 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520081331 (alk. paper)