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Work in hand : script, print, and writing, 1690-1840

Author: Aileen Douglas
Publisher: Oxford : United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford textual perspectives
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A volume that examines the relationship between manual writing and print and how script evolved between 1590 and 1840.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aileen Douglas
ISBN: 9780198789185 0198789181 9780198789192 019878919X
OCLC Number: 999872122
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-220) and index.
Description: 1 voL (xiv-229 p.) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction1: Seeing Script in Print2: Round Hand Character3: Round Hand's Dominions4: Johnson's Character5: Printing the Author's Hand6: Edgeworth's Autograph7: Factory HandsPostscript
Series Title: Oxford textual perspectives
Responsibility: Aileen Douglas.
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Is handwriting history? Trubek's and Douglas's histories of penmanship illuminate the complicated feelings - indignation and nostalgic regret, tinctured, maybe, by relief - this question provokes. Read more...

 
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