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Les petits mots en librairie : une fenêtre sur le métier du libraire

Abstract : Bookseller's job evolved for several years, in answer to new stakes. The purpose of this survey is to study the current job by the bookseller, through the prism of the brief note, or small word, brief criticism of a book deposited on the cover of the latter and drafted by the bookseller himself, and it is true to answer the following problem: what the note means of the work of the bookseller and of the way it arrests books? How can it help the bookseller? How is it built? By what is its writing influenced? What is its influence? Is it different from an oral advice? How is she used by the bookseller? After a big survey led in three non-specialized bookshops, three specialized, and two cultural hypermarkets, which had as purpose to analyse several hundred small words stemming from these bookshops via a railing, but also an investigation on a site specialized in the brief notes as well as observations in exhibition dedicated to books and finally implementation of small words in my bookshop of apprenticeship, the conclusions show that the job maintaining a new status thanks to a professionalization of the job, which sees itself through perfectly mastered notes which obey criteria to satisfy the customer. The investigation also shows that there are different typical brief notes according to the types of bookshops, in answer to the clientele and in answer to the literary genres and that finally, the bookseller is a modern actor of the chain of the book, leaving the real place to the amateurs in his bookshop and real specialist of communication via the small word.
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Samantha Humblet. Les petits mots en librairie : une fenêtre sur le métier du libraire. Sciences de l'information et de la communication. 2018. ⟨dumas-03171654⟩



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