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Humanism, reading, and English literature, 1430-1530

Author: Daniel Wakelin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wakelin uses new methods and theories in the history of reading to uncover fresh information about the design, ownership, and marginalia of books in a neglected period in English literary history. This is the first book to identify the origins of the humanist tradition in England in the 15th century.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Wakelin, Daniel, Dr.
Humanism, reading, and English literature, 1430-1530.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608499507
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Wakelin
ISBN: 9780199215881 019921588X
OCLC Number: 122313409
Description: xi, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: humanism as reading; 2. Duke Humfrey and other imaginary readers; 3. Allusion, translation and mistranslation; 4. William Worcester and the commonweal of readers; 5. Print and the reproduction of humanist readers; 6. Eloquence, reason and debate; 7. Some Tudor readers and their freedom.
Responsibility: Daniel Wakelin.
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Wakelin uses new methods and theories in the history of reading to uncover fresh information about the design, ownership, and marginalia of books in a neglected period in English literary history. This is the first book to identify the origins of the humanist tradition in England in the 15th century.

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...this is a book which deserves close reading. David Rundle, The English Historical Review an impressively learned book... Wakelin shows an intimate knowledge not only of the texts themselves but Read more...

 
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