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  1. Engaging the Ottoman Empire
    Daniel O'Quinn investigates the complex interpersonal, political, and aesthetic relationships between Europeans and Ottomans in the long eighteenth century. Richly illustrated and provocatively argued, Engaging the Ottoman Empire... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2018
    Hardback | £60.00
  2. Colonial Revivals
    Colonial Revivals examines the rise of American antiquarianism and historical reprinting in antebellum America. Not merely vehicles for preserving the past, reprinted colonial books testified to the inveterate regional, racial,... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2018
    Hardback | £56.00
  3. The Art of Allusion
    Featuring more than one hundred illustrations, 27 of them in color, The Art of Allusion amply exhibits the critical role book artists played in the formation of the English literary canon.... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2018
    Hardback | £48.00
  4. Slantwise Moves
    Highlighting meaningful overlap in the production and reception of books and games, Slantwise Moves identifies what they have in common as material texts and as critical models of the mundane pleasures and intimacies that defined... Learn More
    Published: 5th October 2018
    Hardback | £56.00
  5. The Venetian Qur'an

    The Venetian Qur'an

    A Renaissance Companion to Islam

    Written by Pier Mattia Tommasino, Translated by Sylvia Notini

    Series Material Texts

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In The Venetian Qur'an, Pier Mattia Tommasino uncovers the author, origin, and lasting influence of the Alcorano di Macometto, a book that purported to be the first printed European vernacular translation of the Qur'an.... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2018
    Hardback | £48.00
  6. Romantic Marks and Measures
    In Romantic Marks and Measures, Julia S. Carlson examines Wordsworth's poetry of "speech" and "nature" as a poetry of print, written and read in the midst of topographic and typographic experimentation and change.... Learn More
    Published: 16th December 2016
    Hardback | £48.00
  7. Front Lines
    Front Lines documents the literary practices of imperial Spain's common soldiers. The epic poems, chronicles, ballads, and autobiographies that these soldiers wrote at the front provide a critical view from below on state violence... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2016
    Hardback | £48.00
  8. Historical Style
    In Historical Style, Timothy Campbell argues that the eighteenth-century fashion press shaped British perception of time and history by producing new curiosity about the very recent past and a new self-consciousness about the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 2016
    Hardback | £52.00
  9. Queer Philologies
    Beginning with the beguiling queerness of the Renaissance letter Q, Jeffrey Masten's stylishly written and extensively illustrated Queer Philologies demonstrates the intimate relation between the history of sexuality and the history... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2016
    Hardback | £48.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain

    Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain

    Edited by James Daybell and Andrew Gordon

    Series Material Texts

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain leading scholars approach the letter from different disciplinary perspectives to illuminate its workings. Contributors to this volume examine how elements, such as handwriting,... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2016
    Hardback | £56.00
  11. Reading Children
    Reading Children offers a history of the relationship between children and books in Anglo-American modernity, exploring early children's literature, pedagogical practices, property lessons inherent in children's book ownership,... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2016
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  12. Sociable Knowledge
    Sociable Knowledge reconstructs the collaborations of seventeenth-century naturalists who, dispersed across city and country, worked through writing, conversation, and print to convert fragmented knowledge of the hyper-local and... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2016
    Hardback | £56.00
  13. Hamlet After Q1
    In 1823 Sir Henry Bunbury discovered an early edition of Hamlet that radically differs from the known and celebrated version of the play. Zachary Lesser examines how this improbable discovery forced readers to reexamine accepted... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2016
    Paperback | £18.99
  14. The Mind Is a Collection
    The Mind Is a Collection approaches seventeenth- and eighteenth-century theory of the mind from a material point of view, examining the metaphors for mental activity that invoked the material activity of collection.... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2015
    Hardback | £52.00
  15. Recipes for Thought
    Published: 6th November 2015
    Hardback | £56.00
  16. London and the Making of Provincial Literature
    Examining the production of books and the circulation of material texts between London and the provincial centers of Dublin, Edinburgh, and Philadelphia, Joseph Rezek claims that the publishing vortex of London inspired a dynamic... Learn More
    Published: 31st July 2015
    Hardback | £48.00
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