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The Iconic Book in Ireland, 1891–1930

Nicola Gordon Bowe

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the most important achievements in the art and design of the book in Ireland in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, with special reference to iconic books. It ... More


Design

Paul Luna

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The Press’s approach to the design of its publications between 1970 and 2004 developed in parallel to its editorial policy. When the publishing departments were reorganized in Oxford in the ... More


Typographies of Performance in Early Modern England

Claire M. L. Bourne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848790
eISBN:
9780191883149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Typographies of Performance is the first book-length study of early modern English playbook typography. It tells a new history of drama from the period by considering the page designs of plays by ... More


Inventing Cartooning Ancestors: Ware and the Comics Canon

Jeet Heer

in The Comics of Chris Ware

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734423
eISBN:
9781621032236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how Chris Ware has helped reshape the canon of comics history, paying particular attention to his book designs. It argues that through his work as an editor and book designer, ... More


The Gallery Press

Colleen McKenna

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter looks at the history of Gallery Press, one of the major players in the publishing industry in Ireland. It first considers Gallery Press’s early years since its establishment in 1970 by ... More


Coda: A Prolusion on Dramatic Typography

Claire M. L. Bourne

in Typographies of Performance in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848790
eISBN:
9780191883149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848790.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The coda returns to the idea that early modern playbook typography evinces the creativity of those involved in designing and making these books. Each chapter of the book shows how printers, ... More


Victorian Women Wood Engravers: The Case of Clemence Housman

Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra explores the career of an important yet neglected artist whose work in the illustrated press deserves more concentrated attention. From 1885 to 1895, Clemence ... More


The Artist’s Voice: Rolando Estévez Jordán

Juanamaría Cordones-Cook

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter includes an overview of the origin and evolution of Ediciones Vigía, which resonated with the Arte Povera movement, as well as the development of Vigía’s aesthetics, materials employed, ... More


Authorship and Materiality in Eighteenth-Century Collected Works: The Case of John Tillotson

Rosemary Dixon

in Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Books from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198808817
eISBN:
9780191882500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808817.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

A collected works is a manifestation of the various commercial, legal, social, and aesthetic structures through which authorship as we know it was brought into being in the later seventeenth and ... More


Introduction

N. H. Keeble and Tessa Whitehouse

in Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Books from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198808817
eISBN:
9780191882500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808817.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Early modern books were not stable or settled outputs of the press but dynamic shape changers, subject to reworking, re-presentation, revision, and reinterpretation. Their history is that of multiple ... More


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