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  1. Shakespeare's Stationers

    Shakespeare's Stationers

    Studies in Cultural Bibliography

    Edited by Marta Straznicky

    Series Material Texts

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Edited by Marta Straznicky, this seminal collection is the first to explore the multiple and intersecting forms of agency exercised by Shakespeare's stationers in the design, production, marketing, and distribution of his printed... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2012
    Hardback | £69.00
  2. Divine Art, Infernal Machine
    The author of the hugely influential The Printing Press as an Agent of Change offers a magisterial and highly readable account of five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers. Once again, she makes a compelling... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2012
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Books Without Borders in Enlightenment Europe
    This book examines one of the most important axes of the book trade in Enlightenment Europe: the circulation of French books between France and German-speaking Europe. The first detailed study of the Franco-German trade, it shows... Learn More
    Published: 4th May 2012
    Hardback | £69.00
  4. The Camera and the Press
    Through a wide-ranging examination of antebellum images and literature, The Camera and the Press shows how Americans' first encounter with photography was more textual than visual. This thoroughly illustrated case study reexamines... Learn More
    Published: 25th April 2012
    Hardback | £52.00
  5. Ways of Writing
    Ways of Writing is about the making of texts in seventeenth-century New England, whether they were fashioned into printed books or disseminated in handwritten form. David D. Hall explores issues of authority and authenticity,... Learn More
    Published: 5th March 2012
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. The Fabrication of American Literature
    Drawing on a rich archive of magazine fiction, verse satires, comic almanacs, false slave narratives, minstrel song-sheets, and early literary criticism, this book uncovers the controversies over literary fraudulence that plagued... Learn More
    Published: 24th November 2011
    Hardback | £56.00
  7. Knowing Books
    Knowing Books examines a variety of eighteenth-century sources that deploy language to emphasize their status as physical objects and their circulation as commodities. In Lupton's account, these texts use this device to enhance... Learn More
    Published: 16th November 2011
    Hardback | £56.00
  8. The Devil in the Holy Water, or the Art of Slander from Louis XIV to Napoleon
    Robert Darnton explores the scandalous literature of libel and the colorful lives of libelers in eighteenth-century France. By doing so he shows how an ideological current eroded authority under the Old Regime and became absorbed... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2011
    Paperback | £26.99
  9. The Queen's Library
    In The Queen's Library, Cynthia J. Brown examines the cultural issues surrounding female modes of empowerment and book production in late medieval and early Renaissance France.... Learn More
    Published: 7th December 2010
    Hardback | £69.00
  10. Out of Sorts

    Out of Sorts

    On Typography and Print Culture

    By Joseph A. Dane

    Series Material Texts

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Out of Sorts offers a series of case studies testing modern theories and assumptions of print culture against particular cases involving typography and typographical representation. Topics covered range from early printed marginalia... Learn More
    Published: 3rd December 2010
    Hardback | £56.00
  11. The Literary Market
    This study offers a new reading of the development of modern authorship in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century France, through a detailed reexamination of one of the central mythologies of this evolution: the author's passage... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2009
    Hardback | £56.00
  12. Tabula Picta

    Tabula Picta

    Painting and Writing in Medieval Law

    Written by Marta Madero, Translated by Monique Dascha Inciarte and Roland David Valayre, Foreword by Roger Chartier

    Series Material Texts

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Who owns the tabula picta, the painted tablet? The owner of the tablet? Or to the person who painted it? This meticulous analysis of how medieval jurists responded to these questions is a major a contribution to the history of... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2009
    Hardback | £41.00
  13. Reading Women
    Reading Women brings into conversation the latest scholarship by early modernists and early Americanists on the role of gender in the production and consumption of texts during the expansion of female readership in the early modern... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2009
    Paperback | £20.99
  14. Hitler's Face

    Hitler's Face

    The Biography of an Image

    Written by Claudia Schmolders, Translated by Adrian Daub

    Series Material Texts

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    From his emergence on the German political scene in 1914 and subsequent public infatuation with him, to his fall in 1945 and the growing revulsion as his horrific acts were revealed to the world, Adolf Hitler's visage, Claudia... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2009
    Paperback | £21.99
  15. The Incarnate Text
    James Kearney engages with recent work in the history of the book and the history of religion to investigate the crisis of the book occasioned by the Reformation's simultaneous faith in text and distrust of material forms.... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2009
    Hardback | £65.00
  16. Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560
    Addressing Christian-Muslim relations generally, as well as the histories of reading and the book, Burman offers a balanced and hands-on picture of the ways Europeans read the sacred text of Islam.... Learn More
    Published: 8th May 2009
    Paperback | £21.99
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