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in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the frontispiece—a full-page image that occupies a privileged place at the beginning of a book, which is intended to structure readers' expectations and interactions with that ... More


Genesis of the Frontispiece

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines why Giambattista Vico deleted the Novella letteraria with which he planned to begin the New Science and replaced its pages with the dipintura he commissioned and an explanation ... More


Structure of the Frontispiece

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines how the frontispiece or dipintura provides the reader with a conception of the New Science before reading it and an aid to recalling it after it is read. The first two-thirds of ... More


. Cooperative Labor: Making Alliances through Women’s Recipes and Domestic Production

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on women's interactions within domestic work spaces. Higher- and lower-status women experienced moments of reciprocal work and cooperation through their mutual involvement in the ... More


The Generation of Art as the Generation of Philosophy

Susanna Berger

in The Art of Philosophy: Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172279
eISBN:
9781400885121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172279.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter studies how early modern thinkers understood the connection between the generation of art and the generation of philosophical understanding. It argues that in this period, the generation ... More


Making the Printed Work: Paratextual Material, Visual Images, and Book Production

Innes M. Keighren, Charles W. J. Withers, and Bill Bell

in Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing, and Publishing with John Murray, 1773-1859

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226429533
eISBN:
9780226233574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233574.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the use by the house of Murray of a variety of paratextual devices—dedications, frontispiece illustrations, appendices, and the like—to establish the quality and authority of ... More


Humphrey Moseley and London Literary Publishing: Making the Book, Image, and Word

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The London publisher Humphrey Moseley produced over 300 titles between 1645 and 1660, many of them by writers now considered to be the period’s leading literary figures, including works by Donne, ... More


Writing on the Image

Lamia Balafrej

in The Making of the Artist in Late Timurid Painting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474437431
eISBN:
9781474464918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437431.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter takes a close look at the semantic richness and transgressive potential of the Cairo Bustan’s illustrated frontispiece, a double painting opening the manuscript and representing a ... 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


Dr Sibly’s Reanimating Solar Tincture

Susan Mitchell Sommers

in The Siblys of London: A Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190687328
eISBN:
9780190687359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687328.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Using the money from Ipswich, Sibly set himself up in London for a career in quack medicine. With letters of support from brother freemasons, Sibly purchased a medical degree from King’s College in ... More


Chaucer, Gower, and Fifteenth-Century Poetry in English

Derek Attridge

in The Experience of Poetry: From Homer's Listeners to Shakespeare's Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833154
eISBN:
9780191873898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833154.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

By the end of the fourteenth century, a sizeable audience for poetry in English among the gentry and the commercial classes had emerged. Chaucer wrote for this readership, and his poetry shows a ... More


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