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A world inscribed

Author: Kathleen McDonough; Gemma Whelan; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... a concise history of the illuminated manuscript and monastery libraries, and depicts the workings of a scriptorium and the arduous art of copying and illustrating/gilding medieval and Renaissance literature. The everyday lives of the writers, scribes, and illustrators are revealed and honor is paid to the best known ..."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen McDonough; Gemma Whelan; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45886123
Notes: Originally presented in 1996.
Credits: Cinematographer, Caitlin Manning ; calligrapher/illuminator, Bill Davidson ; editor, Kathleen McDonough ; music, Bill Doggett.
Performer(s): Narrator, Gemma Whelan.
Description: 1 videocassette (24 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: written, directed and produced by Kathleen McDonough.

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" ... a concise history of the illuminated manuscript and monastery libraries, and depicts the workings of a scriptorium and the arduous art of copying and illustrating/gilding medieval and Renaissance literature. The everyday lives of the writers, scribes, and illustrators are revealed and honor is paid to the best known ..."--Container.

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