ERIC Number: ED234349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Books and Reading in Bulgaria. Studies on Books and Reading No. 12.
Simeonov, Vladimir; And Others.
Intended for use by those interested in promoting books and reading in the world, this report examines book production and reading characteristics in Bulgaria. Major sections of the report deal with intellectual production, publishing activities, physical production, distribution, reading habits, professional training, and legal and institutional considerations related to book production. Specific topics discussed in these sections include the following: (1) the language in which Bulgarian literature is written; (2) forms of encouragement for authors and translators; (3) professional organizations; (4) literary criticism; (5) unification and standardization of terminology in the translations of scientific and technical literature; (6) publishing houses; (7) the state of publishing; (8) meeting readers' needs; (9) distribution networks; (10) libraries; (11) educational and literacy levels; (12) factors limiting reading; (13) professional training services for book publishing staffs, book marketing specialists, librarians, printers, publishers, and booksellers; (14) copyright regulations; and (15) encouragements for reading and book production. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Procured as a result of a program adopted by Unesco at its General Conference (21st, 1980).