Book , Print in English

The book history reader

edited by David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery.
  • Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
  • 2nd ed.
  • xiii, 561 pages : illustrations; 26 cm.
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Contents
  • 1. Introduction / David Finkelstein / Alistair McCleery
  • 2. What is the history of books? / Robert Darnton
  • 3. Bibliography, pure bibliography, and literary studies / Fredson Bowers
  • 4. book as an expressive form / D. F. McKenzie
  • 5. new model for the study of the book / Thomas R. Adams / Nicolas Barker
  • 6. socialization of texts / Jerome McGann
  • 7. Early modern print culture : assessing the models / Harold Love
  • 8. Labourers and voyagers : from the text to the reader / Roger Chartier
  • 9. field of cultural production / Pierre Bourdieu
  • 10. Text, script, and media : new observations on scribal activity in the ancient Near East / Scott B. Noegel
  • 11. Orality and literacy : writing restructures consciousness / Walter Ong
  • 12. Manuscripts / Marcel Thomas
  • 13. practical impact of writing / Roger Chartier
  • 14. body of the book : the media transition from manuscript to print / Jan-Dirk Muller
  • 15. Indian ecumene : an indigenous public sphere / C. A. Bayly
  • 16. sociology of a text : orality, literacy and print in early New Zealand / D. F. McKenzie
  • 17. Defining the initial shift : some features of print culture / Elizabeth Eisenstein
  • 18. book of nature and the nature of the book / Adrian Johns
  • 19. death of the author / Roland Barthes
  • 20. What is an author? / Michel Foucault
  • 21. Oral religio-political activism and textual production / Paula McDowell
  • 22. Literary property determined / Mark Rose
  • 23. Authors, publishers and the making of literary culture / John Brewer
  • 24. Cultures of the commonplace / Leah Price
  • 25. Masterpiece theater : the politics of Hawthorne's literary reputation / Jane Tompkins
  • 26. Victorian novelists : who were they? / John Sutherland
  • 27. When is a book not a book? / Robert L. Patten
  • 28. magazine market / James L. W. West III
  • 29. Toward international cooperation : the literary editing of H.D. and Bryher / Jayne Marek
  • 30. Interaction between text and reader / Wolfgang Iser
  • 31. Literacy instruction and gender in colonial New England / E. Jennifer Monaghan
  • 32. Reading practices / Kate Flint
  • 33. Rereading the English common reader : a preface to a history of audiences / Jonathan Rose
  • 34. English common reader : from Caxton to the eighteenth century / Richard Altick
  • 35. Interpreting the Variorum / Stanley Fish
  • 36. Forgotten readers : recovering the lost history of African American literary societies / Elizabeth McHenry
  • 37. feeling for books : the book-of-the-month club, literary taste and middle-class desire / Janice Radway
  • 38. digital subject and cultural theory / Mark Poster
  • 39. Material matters : the past and futurology of the book / Paul Duguid.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [526]-544) and index.
ISBN
  • 9780415359474 (alk. paper)
  • 0415359473 (alk. paper)
  • 9780415359481 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0415359481 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006009669
  • OCLC: 65400154
  • OCLC: 65400154