When Russia Learned to Read Literacy and Popular Literature, 1861-1917

ISBN-10: 0810118971

ISBN-13: 9780810118973

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jeffrey Brooks

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Jeffrey Brooks addresses the question of Russia's common heritage with the liberal democratic market societies of the West & also exposes the complexities of a mass culture little known or understood in the West.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 6/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Jeffrey J. Brooks, BSc; PhD; FIMS. Retired. Formerly Senior Lectures & Director of Postgraduate Studies in Civil Engineering at Leeds University. Has over 30 years of experience with over 150 papers as well as several textbooks.

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Introduction to the 1985 Edition
Introduction to the 2003 Edition: Russian Pop Fiction Redux
Uses of Literacy
Primary Schooling
The Literature of the Lubok
Periodicals, Installment Adventures, and Potboilers
Bandits: Ideas of Freedom and Order
Nationalism and National Identity
Science and Superstition
The Educated Response: Literature for the People
Bibliographical Essay and Discussion of Sources
Bibliography of Russian Popular Commercial Literature
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