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Reading as social practice: the Beyond the Book research project

Fuller, Danielle (2008) Reading as social practice: the Beyond the Book research project. Popular Narrative Media, 1 (2). pp. 211-217. ISSN 1754-3819

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Identification Number/DOI: 10.3828/pnm.1.2.8

Beyond the Book (BTB) is a trans-Atlantic collaborative interdisciplinary research project that analyses mass reading events and the contemporary meanings of reading in the UK, the USA and Canada. This article gives an overview of the origins, aims, scope and methods of the project.

Type of Work:Article
Date:2008 (Publication)
School/Faculty:Schools (1998 to 2008) > School of Historical Studies
Department:Department of American and Canadian Studies

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The data from the surveys of readers are available at http://epapers.bham.ac.uk/64/

Subjects:HT Communities. Classes. Races
PR English literature
PS American literature
HM Sociology
Z719 Libraries (General)
Institution:University of Birmingham
Copyright Holders:Liverpool University Press
ID Code:155
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