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The Broadview reader in book history

Author: Michelle Levy; Tom Mole
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario ; Tonawanda, NY, USA : Broadview Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Book history has emerged as one of the most exciting new interdisciplinary fields of study in the humanities. By focusing on the production, circulation, and reception of the book in all its forms, it has transformed the study of history, literature, and culture. The Broadview Reader in Book History is the most complete and up-to-date introduction available to this area of study. The reader reprints 33 key essays in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Levy; Tom Mole
ISBN: 9781554810888 1554810884
OCLC Number: 899157568
Description: xxvii, 615 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Materiality --
W.W. Gregg "What is bibliography?" (1914) --
Lucien Febvre and Henri-Jean Martin, "The book: Its visual appearance" (1976) --
Michael Twyman, "What is printing?" (1998) --
D.F. McKenzie, "The dialects of bibliography now" (1986) --
Paul C. Gutjahr and Megan L. Benton, "Reading the invisible" (2001) --
Roger Chartier, "The press and fonts: Don Quixote in the print shop" (2007) --
Robert Darnton, "Bibliography and iconography" (2010) --
Chapter 2: Textuality --
Jerome J. McGann, "Shall these bones live?" (1985) --
W.W. Gregg, "The Rationale of copy-text" (1950-51) --
G. Thomas Tanselle, "The editorial problem of final authorial intention" (1976) --
S.M. Parrish, "The Whig interpretation of literature" (1988) --
Jack Stillinger, "A practical theory of versions" (1994) --
Brenda R. Silver, "Textual criticism as feminist practice: Or, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Part II" (1991) --
Beth A. McCoy, "Race and the (Para)Textual condition" (2006) --
Chapter 3: Printing and reading --
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, "The unacknowledged revolution" (1979) --
Robert Darnton, "What is the history of books?" (1990) --
Roger Chartier, "Communities of readers" (1994) --
Adrian Johns, "Introduction: The book of Nature and the Nature of the Book" (1998) --
James Raven, "Markets and martyrs: Early modern commerce" (2007) --
Jonathan Rose, "The Welsh miners' libraries" (2001) --
Pierre Bourdieu, "The field of cultural production, or: The economic world reversed" (1993) --
David Scott Kastan, "From playhouse to printing house; or, making a good impression" (2001) --
Margaret J.M. Ezell, "The social author: Manuscript culture, writers, and readers" (1999) --
Paula McDowell, "Towards a genealogy of 'print culture' and 'oral tradition'" (2010) --
Matt Cohen, "Native Audiences" (2010) --
Meredith McGill, "Circulating media: Charles Dickens, reprinting, and dislocation of American culture" (2003) --
Chapter 5: Remediating --
Jerome J. McGann, "The rationale of hypertext" (2001) --
Ray Siemens, Meagan Timney, Cara Leitch, Corina Koolen, and Alex Garnett, "Toward modeling the social edition: An approach to understanding the electronic scholarly edition in the context of new and emerging social media" (2012) --
N. Katherine Hayles, "How we read: Close, hyper, machine" (2010) --
Andrew Piper, "Turning the page (Roaming, zooming, streaming)" (2012) --
Franco Moretti, "Style, Inc. Reflections on seven thousand titles (British Novels, 1740-1850)" (2013) --
Ted Striphas, "E-books and the digital future" (2009) --
Anthony Grafton, "Codex in crisis: The book dematerializes" (2009).
Responsibility: edited by Michelle Levy & Tom Mole.

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