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The ethnography of reading / edited by Jonathan Boyarin.

By: Boyarin, Jonathan
Language: English Publisher: Berkeley, Oxford : University of California Press, 1993.Description: viii, 285p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0520081331
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Placing reading: ancient Israel and medieval Europe / D. Boyarin; Gracious words: Luke's Jesus and the reading of sacred poetry at the beginning of the Christian era / S. Noakes; The cultural construction of reading in Anglo-Saxon England / Nicholas Howe; Keep listening / Johannes Fabian; The presence of the name: reading scripture in an Indonesian village / J.N. Baker; Literacy, orality and ritual practice in highland Colombia / D. Digges, J. Rappaport; Japanese spirit and Chinese learning: scribes and storytellers in premodern Japan / H. Mack Horton; Textual interpretation as collective action / E. Long; Voices around the text: the ethnography of reading at Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem / J. Boyarin; Keeping slug women alive / G. Sarris; Afterword / Brian Stock.