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The Author's Hand and the Printer's Mind: Transformations of the Written Word in Early Modern Europe (Hardback)
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The Author's Hand and the Printer's Mind: Transformations of the Written Word in Early Modern Europe (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 18/10/2013
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In Early Modern Europe the first readers of a book were not those who bought it. They were the scribes who copied the author s or translator s manuscript, the censors who licensed it, the publisher who decided to put this title in his catalogue, the copy editor who prepared the text for the press, divided it and added punctuation, the typesetters who composed the pages of the book, and the proof reader who corrected them. The author s hand cannot be separated from the printers mind. This book is devoted to the process of publication of the works that framed their readers representations of the past or of the world. Linking cultural history, textual criticism and bibliographical studies, dealing with canonical works - like Cervantes Don Quixote or Shakespeare s plays - as well as lesser known texts, Roger Chartier identifies the fundamental discontinuities that transformed the circulation of the written word between the invention of printing and the definition, three centuries later, of what we call 'literature'.

Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN: 9780745656014
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 502 g
Dimensions: 234 x 155 x 24 mm

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