Public Pages : : Reading Along the Latin American Streetscape / / Marcy Schwartz.

Public reading programs are flourishing in many Latin American cities in the new millennium. They defy the conception of reading as solitary and private by literally taking literature to the streets to create new communities of readers. From institutional and official to informal and spontaneous, th...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter University of Texas Press Complete eBook-Package 2018
Place / Publishing House:Austin : : University of Texas Press, , [2021]
Year of Publication:2021
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Physical Description:1 online resource (304 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: City Reading: Public Space and Cultural Citizenship in Latin America
  • 1. Campaigning for the Capital: Bogotá and Buenos Aires as UNESCO World Book Capitals
  • 2. Reading on Wheels: Stories of Convivencia in Bogotá and Santiago
  • 3. Cacerolazos y bibliotecas: Solidarity, Reading, and Public Space after the Argentine Economic Crisis (2001–2002)
  • 4. Recycled Reading and the Cartonera Collectives: Publishing from the Ground Up
  • 5. Books That Bite: Libraries of Banned Books in Argentina
  • Conclusion: Stories at the Intersection
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index