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

The Multigraph Collective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book delivers a reworking of the history of print through a unique effort in authorial collaboration. The book itself is not a typical monograph—rather, it is a “multigraph,” the collective work ... More


Caxton in the middle of English

David Matthews

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

David Matthews explores how Caxton’s awareness of linguistic change informed his editing methods. Caxton’s editing of Trevisa's translation of Higden’s Polychronicon, for example, shows a distinct ... More


Steel and Ink: The Printed City

Shannon Mattern

in Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Steel and Ink: The Printed City,” traces how, for over half a millennium, the printed page has informed the way we’ve imagined, designed, constructed, inhabited, administered, and navigated our ... More


The Ghost and the Machine: Plates and Paratext in The Book of Mormon

R. John Williams

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

A number of recent discussions of The Book of Mormon have attempted to push beyond the tired debates of apologists and critics by “bracketing” questions of the book’s ancient historicity. According ... More


Literature, Civil Society, and the State

Nancy Glazener

in Literature in the Making: A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199390137
eISBN:
9780199390151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390137.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines some of the effects of literature’s association with state power, as distinct from literature’s entanglement with nationalism. Through laws that create intellectual property, ... More


The American Magazine in the Early National Period: Publishers, Printers, and Editors

Jared Gardner

in The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036705
eISBN:
9780252093814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036705.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter recounts the struggles of publishers, printers, editors, and contributors to American magazines of the national period. It shows how the magazine occupies a liminal place at best in the ... More


Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers' Series and the Avant-Garde

Lise Jaillant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417242
eISBN:
9781474434560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Cheap Modernism is the first sustained account of cheap series of reprints that transformed literary modernism from a little-read movement into a mainstream phenomenon – in Britain, Continental ... More


‘Thus end the lies’: Armchair Pilgrims and Actual Audiences

Kathryne Beebe

in Pilgrim & Preacher: The Audiences and Observant Spirituality of Friar Felix Fabri (1437/8-1502)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717072
eISBN:
9780191785641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717072.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 examines the available evidence for an actual readership of Fabri’s texts in the first century after their appearance, via an analysis of their manuscript transmission, marginalia, and ... More


Sources on the Life of Chaitanya

Amiya P. Sen

in Chaitanya: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493838
eISBN:
9780199097784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493838.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Indian History

This is a detailed study of the extant sources related to the life and teachings of Chaitanya, most of which were produced shortly after Chaitanya passed away. This survey includes three key aspects ... More


Introduction: Discovering Modernism – Travel, Pleasure and Publishers’ Series

Lise Jaillant

in Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers' Series and the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474417242
eISBN:
9781474434560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417242.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction summarises recent scholarship on (1) literary modernism in the marketplace; (2) book history and print culture studies, including the study of publishers’ series. The guiding thread ... More


Grammars of Approach: Landscape, Narrative, and the Linguistic Picturesque

Cynthia Wall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226467665
eISBN:
9780226467979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467979.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book explores how changes in eighteenth-century language and its expression on the page also reshaped the British landscape. The term “approach” shifted from verb to noun, creating a new ... More


Tragic Pasts

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The history of the Octavia’s reception begins in humanist Padua. Its impact on the writing of tragedy and modern praetextae was from the outset considerable. Challenging widespread hellenocentric ... More


‘We goe to heaven against each others wills’: revising Religio Medici in the English Revolution

Matthew C. Augustine

in Aesthetics of contingency: Writing, politics, and culture in England, 1639-89

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100764
eISBN:
9781526138651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100764.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary historians long considered Thomas Browne uninterested in the great events of his day. While more recent scholarship has revised this picture, it has tended to place the famous Dr Browne on ... More


Literature in the Making: A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Nancy Glazener

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199390137
eISBN:
9780199390151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Literature in the contemporary sense, comprising drama, fiction, poetry, and certain kinds of nonfiction prose, cohered during the nineteenth century and became the defining object of departments of ... More


Of Mud, Media, and the Metropolis: Aggregating Histories of Writing and urbanization

Shannon Mattern

in Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Of Mud, Media, and the Metropolis…,” examines the entwined histories of brick-making, mark-making, and city-building. I examine how urban surfaces have served as substrates for writing, from ancient ... More


Speaking Stones: Voicing the City

Shannon Mattern

in Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Speaking Stones: Voicing the City,” considers how the city itself functions as a sounding board, resonance chamber, and transmission medium for vocality: public address, interpersonal communication, ... More


Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Shannon Mattern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Offering powerful new ways of thinking about our cities, Shannon Mattern goes far beyond the historical concepts of origins, development, revolutions, and the accomplishments of an elite few. Her ... More


Waves and Wires: Cities of Electric Sound

Shannon Mattern

in Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Waves and Wires: Cities of Electric Sound,” describes how, since the mid-19th century, our urban atmospheres have been charged with electric and electromagnetic telecommunications: telegraph and ... More


Conclusion: Coding Urban Pasts and Futures

Shannon Mattern

in Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902438
eISBN:
9781452958767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902438.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Coding Urban Pasts and Futures,” uses the recent reconstruction of Palmyra’s destroyed Arch of Triumph as a case study to explore many themes that resonate throughout the book: the entangling of ... More


‘To Secure Our Freedom’: How A Mask Presented at Ludlow-Castle Became Milton’s Comus

Blaine Greteman

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the eighteenth-century afterlife of Milton’s Mask, as it was renamed Comus and reshaped into an expression of Protestant poetics and Whiggish political opposition. Music by ... More


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