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Author Price, Leah.

Title How to do things with books in Victorian Britain / Leah Price.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    028.9 PRI    Available
Description 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-325) and index.
Contents Reader's block -- Anthony Trollope and the repellent book -- David Copperfield and the absorbent book -- It-narrative and the book as agent -- The book as burden : junk mail and religious tracts -- The book as go-between : domestic servants and forced reading -- The book as waste : Henry Mayhew and the fall of paper recycling.
Subject Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Books -- Great Britain -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Books -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Book industries and trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Books and reading in literature.
Books in literature.
ISBN 9780691114170 (acid-free paper)
069111417X (acid-free paper)

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