Reading and Writing from Below: Exploring the Margins of Modernity. Edited by Ann-Catrine Edlund, T. G. Ashplant and Anna Kuismin.
Northern Studies Monographs 4. Vardagligt skriftbruk 4. Umeå: Umeå University and the Royal Skyttean Society, 2016.
Writing Competence – Difficulties, Prejudices and Motives
Anna Kuismin. Ploughing with the Pen. Metapoetic Elements in Finnish Nineteenth-Century Peasant Poetry
Ilkka Mäkinen. “The world will be turned upside down, when
even the maids are taught to write.” Prejudices Against Teaching
All People to Write in Nineteenth Century Finland
Laura Stark. Motives for Writing and Attitudes Regarding Writing
Ability Among Rural Commoners in Finland 1840–1900
Genres and Literacy Practices
T. G. Ashplant. The Oral, the Aural and the Written. Genre and
Discourse in a British Working-Class Life Narrative
Ann-Catrine Edlund. The Songbook and The Peasant Diary. As
Participants in the Construction of the Modern Self
Anne Heimo. Socialist Endeavors, Fist Presses and Pen Wars.
Literacy Practices of Early Finnish Migrants in Australia
Emese Ilyefalvi. ”When you have read my letter, pass it on!”
A Special Means of Communication by a Calvinist Minister
Between the Two World Wars in Transylvania
Matija Ogrin. Manuscripts of Slovenian Peasant Writers and
Readers. Genres, Subjects, Reception
Karin Strand. Street Ballads Spreading the Word. The Case of
“The Two Maids Who Married Each Other”
Orality and Literacy
Marija Dalbello. Reading Immigrants. Immigration as Site and
Process of Reading and Writing
Marijke van der Wal and Gisjbert Rutten. At the Crossroads.
Orality and Literacy in Early and Late Modern Dutch Private
Jill Puttaert. Linguistic Hybridity in Nineteenth-Century
Lower-Class Letters. A Case Study from Bruges
Literacy and Agency
Ann O´Bryan. “Sparse and Multiple Traces”. The Literacy
Practices of African-American Pioneers in the Nineteenth-
Ana Rita Leitão. Documentary Evidence in Early Modern
Portugal and Overseas. A Window to Literacy Practices
Aile Möldre. An Autodidact Agent of Estonian Book Culture.
The Case of Tõnu Franzdorf (1862–1940)
Mike Sanders. From ‘Technical’ to ‘Cultural’ Literacy. Reading
and Writing within the British Chartist Movement