Chapter 34. New Histories of Literacy

  1. Simon Eliot and
  2. Jonathan Rose
  1. Patricia Crain

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690949.ch34

A Companion to the History of the Book

A Companion to the History of the Book

How to Cite

Crain, P. (2007) New Histories of Literacy, in A Companion to the History of the Book (eds S. Eliot and J. Rose), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690949.ch34

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127653

Online ISBN: 9780470690949

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Keywords:

  • literacy;
  • poetics;
  • politics;
  • english language;
  • european languages

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Trouble with “Literacy”

  • A Short History of the History of Literacy

  • The Ethics and Politics of Literacy History

  • Finding Literacy in All the Wrong Places

  • The Poetics of Literacy