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Illuminating letters : typography and literary interpretation

Author: Paul C Gutjahr; Megan Benton
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2001.
Series: Studies in print culture and the history of the book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work contests the conventional view that typography - the selection and arrangement of type and other visual elements on a page - should be an invisible and silent servant to the text. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul C Gutjahr; Megan Benton
ISBN: 1558492887 9781558492882 9781558497627 1558497625
OCLC Number: 44627147
Description: 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Reading the invisible / Paul C. Gutjahr and Megan L. Benton --
The letter(s) of the law : four centuries of typography in the King James Bible / Paul C. Gutjahr --
Peirs Plouhman [sic] and the "formidable array of blackletter" in the early nineteenth century / Sarah A. Kelen --
Typography and gender : remasculating the modern book / Megan L. Benton --
Perpetua(l) notion : typography, economy, and losing Nella Larsen / Beth McCoy --
The autograph manuscript in print : Samuel Richardson's type font manipulation in Clarissa / Steven R. Price --
"The italics are mine" : Edgar Allen Poe and the semiotics of print / Leon Jackson --
Graphic text, graphic context : interpreting custom fonts and hands in contemporary comics / Gene Kannenberg Jr.
Series Title: Studies in print culture and the history of the book.
Responsibility: edited by Paul C. Gutjahr and Megan L. Benton.

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