Iconic Books and Texts 2015 (Paperback)
  • Iconic Books and Texts 2015 (Paperback)
zoom

Iconic Books and Texts 2015 (Paperback)

(editor)
£22.95
Paperback 446 Pages / Published: 15/08/2015
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Images of books appear in art, advertising and commercial logos to symbolize learning, knowledge and wisdom. In religious and secular rituals around the globe, people carry, show, wave, touch and kiss books and other texts, as well as read them. Such images and rituals utilize the iconic dimension of texts. This volume is the first comprehensive survey of iconic books and texts. It traces their development and influence from ancient to modern times and compares their roles in multiple cultures and religious traditions. The twenty-two essays presented here are original, cutting-edge contributions to this new academic field, and will appeal to students and scholars across the study of religions, literature, book history, archives and libraries.

Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781781792544
Number of pages: 446
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm

You may also be interested in...

Introduction to World Religions
Added to basket
The Biblical World
Added to basket
The Hero's Journey
Added to basket
Goddesses
Added to basket
£21.99
Hardback
Jesus in the Qur'an
Added to basket
God Is Not A Christian
Added to basket
Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Experience of God
Added to basket
Fields of Blood
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Bhagavad Gita
Added to basket
£4.99
Paperback
The Battle for God
Added to basket
Grist for the Mill
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.