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William Hogarth: Readable Images

Thierry Smolderen

in The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617031496
eISBN:
9781621039921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031496.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the work of the eighteenth-century English painter and engraver William Hogarth, who originated the conception of drawing as a form of writing. Hogarth's readable images ... More


Round Hand Character

Aileen Douglas

in Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198789185
eISBN:
9780191831102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789185.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

England occupies a particular place in the history of handwriting because the round hand developed by eighteenth-century writing masters is the ancestor of modern handwriting. A clear, legible hand ... More


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