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The illustrated Old English Hexateuch, Cotton Claudius B.iv : the frontier of seeing and reading in Anglo-Saxon England

Author: Benjamin C Withers; British Library.
Publisher: London : The British Library ; Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2007.
Series: Studies in book and print culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grounded in art history and literary theory, this work considers the narrative relationships created by the careful design and seeks to place the Hexateuch within the broader social and cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Facsimiles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Withers, Benjamin C.
Illustrated Old English Hexateuch, Cotton Claudius B.iv.
London : British Library ; Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608173377
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin C Withers; British Library.
ISBN: 9780802091048 0802091040 9780712309400 0712309403
OCLC Number: 163693280
Notes: Accompanying CD-ROM contains full-color digital images of the manuscript's individual leaves.
Description: xvi, 429 pages : facsimiles ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (color facsimiles).
Contents: Manuscript as medium : design and construction of the illustrated book --
Style, date, and origin --
Iconographic dependence, artistic innovations, and adaptive creations --
Authority, authors, authorization --
Audience, literacy, and the social roles of reading and viewing --
Rubrics, genealogies, and Genesis --
Picturing the life of Joseph --
The sayable and seeable : the manuscript and the phenomenal landscape.
Series Title: Studies in book and print culture.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Benjamin C. Withers.
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