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What should girls and women read? The pleasures and perils of reading; 4.
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Pleasures and perils of reading: some case histories; 5. Where and how should women read? Preparing for equality: class, gender, reading; 7. Review quote ' Drawing from an impressive array of primary sources, including periodicals, letters, and memoirs, Pearson exposes the ambivalent reactions to women's literary activity.
This book is a valuable addition to the increasing number of studies on the growth of literacy and print culture. The breadth of Pearson's research does not replace close analyses and clear explanations, and there is a careful balance of major and minor women writers that should appeal to scholars interested in a more complete picture of the time period.
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Pearson genuinely contributes to readers' knowledge of an important chapter in the history of women's literacy. Recommended for all undergrasuate and graduate collections. This book offers an overview of many sites of the reading debate Rating details. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.