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The House of Scotto: A Printing Dynasty

Jane A. Bernstein

in Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press (1539-1572)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102314
eISBN:
9780199853113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the closing decades of the fifteenth century, a wave of “foreigners” had arrived in Venice to try their hand at the burgeoning printing industry. One such émigré was Ottaviano Scotto. He arrived ... More


The Age of Caricature, the Age of Realism

Henry B. Wonham

in Playing the Races: Ethnic Caricature and American Literary Realism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161946
eISBN:
9780199788101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161946.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter describes the rise of caricature in American newspapers and periodicals during the 19th century, linking this history to technological and economic developments in the printing industry. ... More


Japanese Prints 1868–2008

Lawrence Smith

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the evolution of Japanese prints from 1868 to 2008. It begins with a discussion of the history of the Japanese graphic print industry during the period 1868–1912, with ... More


Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press (1539-1572)

Jane A. Bernstein

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102314
eISBN:
9780199853113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Venetian music print culture of the mid-sixteenth century is presented here through a study of the Scotto press, one of the foremost dynastic music publishers of the Renaissance. For over a century, ... More


Literary Mischief

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The literary productions of the republicans reflected the gradual democratization of political culture during the last third of the eighteenth century in the British Isles. The Wilkite radicals of ... More


The Reformation of the Press: Patent, Copyright, Piracy

Joseph Loewenstein

in The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226490403
eISBN:
9780226490410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226490410.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter addresses the license, patents, and registration. It reports a labor dispute within the Stationers' Company arising in the late 1570s. In order to control competitive pressures within ... More


Introduction

in In Your Face: Professional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762151
eISBN:
9780804773379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762151.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, providing background about how the professional improprieties of a select group of writers and visual artists in sixteenth-century Italy were ... More


Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus

Kathy Eden

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087574
eISBN:
9780300133646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Erasmus's Adages—a vast collection of the proverbial wisdom of Greek and Roman antiquity—was published in 1508 and became one of the most influential works of the Renaissance. It also marked a ... More


The Industrialization of Irish Book Production, 1790–1900

Frank Ferguson

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter details the progression from the pre-industrial to the industrial production of books in Ireland in the nineteenth century. Irish book production shifted from locally-based concerns to ... More


Print Matters: Popularizing Past and Present

Laura Nenzi

in Excursions in Identity: Travel and the Intersection of Place, Gender, and Status in Edo Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831172
eISBN:
9780824869199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831172.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how printed culture became commercialized and popularized. Sustained by a general economic and cultural growth and a sharp rise in literacy rates, the commercial print industry ... More


The Webb Family and Quaker Printing

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the Webb family, the chief Quaker printers in Dublin from 1828 to 1890. The Webbs remained in business for over sixty years. There were several reason for this: they had the ... More


The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Joseph Loewenstein

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226490403
eISBN:
9780226490410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226490410.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers an institutional and cultural history of books, the book trade, and the bibliographic ego. The author traces the emergence of possessive authorship from the establishment of a ... More


Belfast Publishing

Roger Dixon

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the printing and publishing industries in nineteenth-century Belfast. The production of cheap paper and the development of the printing press from the hand-operated wooden type ... More


Periodicals

Elizabeth Tilley

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the history of the periodical press in nineteenth-century Ireland. Periodical publishing was particularly scanty in the first decade of the nineteenth century. The most ... More


Workers in Printing and Bookbinding

Charles Benson

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the workers of the Irish printing and bookbinding industries in the nineteenth century. Their main concerns were the availability of work, the maintenance of wage levels, and ... More


Pamphlets

Charles Benson and Siobhán Fitzpatrick

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses pamphlet production in nineteenth-century Ireland. Pamphlets constituted an important role in print production through their involvement in major political issues such as ... More


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