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Bibliography of Selected Recent Works

All publications are available on reserve (Lane Room, HASRC) or online

This bibliography represents just a small selection of Roger Chartier's publications, concentrating on English translations. For a more extensive list, check SOCRATES and the bibliographies in his most recent publications. JSTOR reviews are accessible to Stanford Library users.

Publishing Drama in Early Modern Europe. London: British Library, 1999. 73 p

The Stage and the Page: Plays between Theatrical Performance and Printed Editions in Early Modern Europe(talk at Indiana Institute for Advanced Studies, drawn from Publishing Drama (above)

Death of the Readerin "What has happened to reading?"100-day dialogueMay 31, 2000

A History of Reading in the West. edited by Guglielmo Cavallo and Roger Chartier; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. [Storia della lettura nel mondo occidentale.] Oxford: Polity Press, 1999. 478 p.

Correspondence: Models of Letter-Writing from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century. Roger Chartier, Alain Boureau, and Cecile Dauphin; translated by Christopher Woodall. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1997. 162 p.

Review by Jo Margadant : JSTOR

On the Edge of the Cliff: History, Language, and Practices.Roger Chartier; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. 191 p.

FORUM: Critical Pragmatism, Language, and Cultural History: On Roger Chartier's On the Edge of the Cliff
French Historical Studies Vol. 21, no. 2 (Spring 1998)
  • Smith, Bonnie. "One Question for Roger Chartier" 213-220
  • Dewald, Jonathan. "Roger Chartier and the Fate of Cultural History," 221-240.
  • Sewell, William. "Language and Practice in Cultural History: Backing Away from the Edge of the Cliff" 241-254
  • Roger Chartier's response : "Writing the Practices" 255-264.

Le livre en révolutions: entretiens avec Jean Lebrun.Paris: Textuel, c1997. 159 p.

Forms and Meanings: Texts, Performances, and Audiences from Codex to Computer.Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. 128 p.

Histoires de la lectureun bilan de recherches. Actes du colloque des 29 et 30 janvier 1993, ParisSous la direction de Roger Chartier. Paris: Institut Mémoires de l'édition contemporaine, Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, c1995. 316 p.

The Order of Books: Readers, Authors and Libraries in Europe Between the Fourteenth and Eighteenth Centuries; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. [Ordre des livres]. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1994. 126 p.

Review by Michel Lenoble: JSTOR

"Gutenberg Revisited from the East," Late Imperial China 17.1 (1996) 1-9

"Richardson, Diderot et la lectrice impatiente," MLN 114.4 (1999) 647-666

"Libraries Without Walls," Representations (special issue: Future Libraries) v. 42 (Spring 1993): 38-52. available through JSTOR (also downloadable as a pdf file)

The Culture of Print: Power and the Uses of Print in Early Modern Europe. Alain Boureau ... [et al.]; edited by Roger Chartier; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. [Usages de l'imprimé]. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, 1989. viii, 351 p.

Review: JSTOR

Columns in Le Monde dealing with digital texts:

"Edition et numérique: révolution dans la révolution" Views of electronic texts as discussed at the May 2000 meeting of the International Publishers Association.

"Les bibliothèquaires réfléchissent à l'impact du numérique sur leur métier" Comments on his talk to the French Librarians Association


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