Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences,
Vol. 4 (Fall, 2012)
Editor's Introduction: Reception Turns a Page
Ildiko Olasz and M. Genevieve
West, "Follow the Reader:
Views and Inquiries in Reception Studies" p.
Amaya, Hector. Screening
Cuba: Film Criticism as Political
Performance During the Cold War. Urbana: U. of Illinois P, 2010.
Review by Kimberly A. Nance
2. Anderson, Thomas P., and Ryan Netzley,
eds. Acts of
Practices, and the Idea of the Book in
Foxe’s Actes and Monuments.
Newark: U of Delaware P, 2009.
Review by Joseph Sullivan p.
Up: Middle-Class Readers and the Culture
of Success in the Early Twentieth-Century United States.
Temple UP, 2012. Review by Barbara Ryan p. 21
P. Gabrielle. Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women
in the Nineteenth Century. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2009.
Review by Jeremy Wells p.
Barbara. Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Reading Revolution:
Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851-1911. Amherst: U of
Massachusetts P, 2011. Review by Charles Johanningsmeier
Juliet. Dickens and Mass Culture. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2011.
MD: Lexington, 2010. Review by
Jennifer Phegley p. 29
William A. Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman
Empire: A Study of Elite
Communities. New York: Oxford UP, 2010.
Review by Ika Willis
8. Newman, Michael Z. Indie:
An American Film Culture. New York:
Columbia UP, 2011. Review by John Hellmann p. 36
9. Razlogova, Elena. The
Listener’s Voice: Early Radio and the
Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2011.
Review by Allison Fisher
10. Roberts, Gillian. Prizing
Literature: The Celebration and
National Culture. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2011.
Review by Molly Abel Travis
Sankara, Edgard. Postcolonial
to the Antilles. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P,
Review by Olivier J. Tchouaffe
Emily. Dear Appalachia: Readers,
Popular Fiction since 1878. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2011.
Review by Philip Goldstein p.
Schäfer, Mirko Tobias. Bastard
Culture!: How User Participation
Transforms Cultural Production. Amsterdam:
Amsterdam UP, 2011.
Review by Rhiannon Bury
14. Shohet, Lauren. Reading Masques: The English Masque and
Culture in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2010.
Review by Michael L. Donnelly
15. Sicherman, Barbara. Well-Read Lives: How Books Inspired a
Generation of American Women.
Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina
Review by Rhonda Pettit
Ted. The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book
Consumerism to Control. New York:
Columbia UP, 2009.
Review by Emily Satterwhite
17. Sweeney, Megan. Reading
Is My Window: Books and the Art of
Reading in Women’s Prisons.
Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2010.
Review by Yung-Sing Wu p. 60
18. Towheed, Shafquat, Rosiland Crone, and Katie Halsey, eds. The
History of Reading. London: Routledge,
by Patrocinio Schweickart
19. Wilkes, Joanne. Women
Reviewing Women in Nineteenth-Century
Britain: The Critical Reception of Jane Austen,
George Eliot. Burlington, VT: Ashgate,
Review by Charlotte Templin
7. Machor, James. Reading
Fiction in Antebellum America: Informed
Response and Reception
Histories, 1820-1865. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2011. Review by
Gillian Silverman. p. 67
Ildiko Olasz is an Assistant Professor of English at Northwest
Missouri State University.
She has conducted interdisciplinary
studies of Victorian book history and reception, and
project turns to William Makepeace Thackeray’s early work as a writer and
to examine the factors that brought about the unique dynamics in his
M. Genevieve West is Professor of
English at Texas Woman's University. She is
of Zora Neale Hurston and American Literary
Culture (UP of Florida, 2005).
She is currently working on several
projects related to Hurston's short fiction and essays.