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Book destruction from the medieval to the contemporary

Author: Adam Smyth; Gillian Partington
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series: New directions in book history.
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This rich and varied collection of essays by scholars and interviews with artists approaches the fraught topic of book destruction from a new angle, setting out an alternative history of the cutting,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smyth; Gillian Partington
ISBN: 1137367660 9781137367662
OCLC Number: 964865125
Description: 1 recurso en línea (232 páginas) : ilustraciones.
Contents: List of IllustrationsNotes on the contributorsIntroduction; Adam Smyth and Gill PartingtonPART I: BURNING 1. Burning Sex Subjects: Books, Homophobia and the Nazi Destruction of the Institute of Sexual Sciences in Berlin; Heike Bauer2. Burning to Read: Ben Jonson's Library Fire of 1623; Adam SmythPART II: MUTILATING3. From Books to Skoob; Or, Media Theory with a Circular Saw; Gill Partington4. The Complete Works of Franz Kafka Burned [interview]; Ross BirrellPART III: DOCTORING 5. Belligerent Literacy, Bookplates, and Graffiti: Dorothy Helbarton's Book; Anthony Bale6. Doctoring Victorian Literature: A Humument [interview]; Tom PhillipsPART IV: DEGRADING7. 'Miss Cathy's riven th' back off 'Th' Helmet uh Salvation'': Representing Book Destruction in Mid-Victorian Print Culture; Stephen Colclough8. Waste Matters: Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend and Nineteenth-Century Book Recycling; Heather TilleyPART V: DEFORMING/RESHAPING9. Aesthetics of Book Destruction; Kate Flint10. Kindle: Recyling and the future of the book [interview]; Nicola Dale BibliographyIndex
Series Title: New directions in book history.
Responsibility: edited by Gillian Partington, Adam Smyth.


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