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Bibliotheca Nacional e Pública do Rio de Janeiro: a place for novels readers and readings (1833-1856)

Grant number: 08/03444-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2008
Effective date (End): August 31, 2010
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature
Principal Investigator:Márcia Azevedo de Abreu
Grantee:Débora Cristina Bondance Rocha
Host Institution: Instituto de Estudos da Linguagem (IEL). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


At the beginning of century XIX, employees of the Bibliotheca Nacional and Pública of Rio de Janeiro (current Biblioteca Nacional) had decided to register the book order for readings carried through in the institution, as well as the name of the readers, with sights to prevent damages or loss of the quantity, producing daily registers with the headings of books and the name of that they consulted them. The result of this work is the fourteen Codices of Public Consultation, that understand the period of 1833 the 1856, found in the Section of Manuscripts of this same library currently. To list the set of workmanships of Beautiful requested Letters; to detach, in its interior, the novels; to identify to its headings and authors, to verify most requested and to analyze them, as well as tracing a profile of the readers most frequent of this sort in this public library are the objectives of this research.

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ROCHA, Débora Cristina Bondance. Bibliotheca Nacional e Pública do Rio de Janeiro: a place for readers and readings of novel (1833-1856). 2011. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Estudos da Linguagem Campinas, SP.

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