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McKenzie, D. F. (Donald Francis)

Overview
Works: 134 works in 474 publications in 6 languages and 6,676 library holdings
Genres: History  Registers (Lists)  Sources  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Chronologies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: Z1001, 010.42
Publication Timeline
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Publications about D. F McKenzie
Publications by D. F McKenzie
Publications by D. F McKenzie, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by D. F McKenzie
Bibliography and the sociology of texts by D. F McKenzie( Book )
51 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 816 libraries worldwide
D.F. McKenzie shows how the material form of texts crucially determine our understanding. As works are reproduced and re-read, they take on different forms and meanings. Bibliographical skills can, McKenzie demonstrates, be applied to a wide range of cultural documents, including sound, graphics, films, landscape and new electronic media
The Cambridge University Press, 1696-1712 : a bibliographical study by D. F McKenzie( Book )
31 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Making meaning : "Printers of the mind" and other essays by D. F McKenzie( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
"The greatest bibliographer of our time," was how historian Robert Darnton described D.F. McKenzie. Yet until now many of McKenzie's major essays, scattered in specialist journals and inaccessible publications, have circulated mainly in tattered photocopies. This volume, edited by two of McKenzie's former students, brings together for the first time a wide range of his writings on bibliography, the book trade, and the "sociology of texts." Selected by the author himself before his sudden death in 1999, the essays range from the material transmission of Shakespeare's plays in the seventeenth century to the connections among oral, manuscript, and print cultures. Making Meaning reflects McKenzie's virtuosity as a traditional bibliographer and reveals how his thought-provoking scholarship made him a driving force in the genesis and development of the new interdisciplinary field of book history. His refusal to recognize the traditional boundary between bibliography and literary history re-energized the study of the social, political, economic, and cultural aspects of book production and reception. -- Book cover
F.R. Leavis: a check list, 1924-1964 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
14 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 libraries worldwide
The hogge hath lost his pearl by Robert Tailor( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
A ledger of Charles Ackers, printer of The London Magazine by Charles Ackers( Book )
12 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Stationers' Company apprentices, 1701-1800 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
10 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Stationers' Company apprentices, 1605-1640 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
11 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Stationers' Company apprentices, 1641-1700 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 libraries worldwide
"The present list of Stationers' apprentices continues those printed in Stationers' Company apprentices 1605-1640."
The works of William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
"The late D.F. McKenzie worked on this comprehensive edition of the works of the playwright, poet, librettist, and novelist William Congreve for more than twenty years, until his sudden death in 1999. This was a task he had taken over from Herbert Davis, to whom this edition is dedicated. During that time McKenzie uncovered new verse and letters, collated Congreve's texts, recorded their complicated textual history, constructed appendices that shed light on the dramatic context in which Congreve worked, and examined how his contemporaries received Congreve's work. More importantly, McKenzie has convincingly re-evaluated Congreve's works and life to transform our image of the man and his reputation. McKenzie here follows the editorial practice suggested in two early editions of the Works published by Congreve's friend, the bookseller Jacob Tonson, in 1710 and 1719. These three volumes follow a plan similar to that in the Tonson edition, with The Old Batchelor, The Double-Dealer, and Love for Love collected in the first, a central volume with The Way of the World, and a final volume with Congreve's novel Incognita, some of his prose works, letters, and later verse. In each case, Congreve's work is left to speak for itself, unencumbered by intrusive notes, textual apparatus, or collations, which are gathered instead near the end of each volume. This edition will be an invaluable resource for scholars for many years to come. It is a monument to McKenzie's own scholarship as well as to the integrity of William Congreve"--Publisher's description
A chronology and calendar of documents relating to the London book trade, 1641-1700 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Oral culture, literacy & print in early New Zealand : the Treaty of Waitangi by D. F McKenzie( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Books and bibliography : essays in commemoration of Don McKenzie ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Revised papers of a conference entitled "Remembering Don McKenzie" and held at the National Library of New Zealand, 12th to 14th July 2001
What's past is prologue : the Bibliographical Society and history of the book by D. F McKenzie( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain by John Barnard( Book )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The period covered in volume 4 of this history of the book in Britain was marked by a growth in reading and the development of a mass market in almanacs, ABCs, chapbooks, ballads and news. Atlases, maps and travel literature were part of the project of empire-building
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
"The history of the book offers a distinctive form of access to the ways in which human beings have sought to give meaning to their own and others' lives. Our knowledge of the past derives mainly from texts. Landscape, architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts have their stories to tell and may themselves be construed as texts; but oral tradition, manuscripts, printed books, and those other forms of inscription and incision such as maps, music and graphic images have a power to report even more directly on human experience and the events and thoughts which shaped it. The seven volumes of the History of the Book in Britain will help explain how these texts were created, why they took the forms they did, their relations with other media, and what influence they had on the minds and actions of those who heard, read or viewed them. Its range, too - in time, place and the great diversity of the conditions of text production, including reception - challenges any attempt to define its limits and give an account adequate to its complexity. It addresses, whether by period, country, genre or technology, widely disparate fields of enquiry, each of which demands and attracts its own forms of scholarship. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain seeks to represent much of that variety. The volumes investigate the creation, material production, dissemination and reception of texts, effectively plotting the intellectual history of Britain."--Publisher description
Sinnlichkeit in Bild und Klang : Festschrift fur Paul Hoffmann zum 70. Geburstag ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 81 libraries worldwide
A chronology and calendar of documents relating to the London book trade, 1641-1700 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The works of William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A chronology and calendar of documents relating to the London book trade, 1641-1700 by D. F McKenzie( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
 
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Donald McKenzie McKenzie, Donald Francis (1931–1999), bibliographer and literary scholar
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Languages
English (264)
French (10)
Italian (7)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (1)
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