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Printers without borders : translation and textuality in the Renaissance

Author: A E B Coldiron
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This innovative study shows how printing and translation transformed English literary culture in the Renaissance. Focusing on the century after Caxton brought the press to England in 1476, Coldiron illustrates the foundational place of foreign, especially French language, materials. The book reveals unexpected foreign connections between works as different as Caxton's first printed translations, several editions of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A E B Coldiron
ISBN: 9781107073173 1107073170
OCLC Number: 876370827
Description: xv, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. 'Englishing' texts: patterns of early modern translation and transmission --
2. Caxton, translation, and the Renaissance reprint culture --
3: 'Bastard Allone': radiant translation and the status of English letters --
4. Compressed transnationalism: John Wolfe's trilingual courtier --
5. The world on one page: an octolingual Armada broadside --
6. Macaronic verse, plurilingual printing, and the uses of translation.
Responsibility: A.E.B. Coldiron.
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This innovative book reveals how early printing and translation transformed English Renaissance literary culture. Combining insights from both textual and translation studies, ten detailed case  Read more...


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'Anne Coldiron demonstrates a remarkable interdisciplinary range, with literary, historical, philological and bibliographical readings of texts and evidence deftly woven together. This book is a Read more...

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