The medieval manuscript book : cultural approaches / edited by Michael Johnston and Michael Van Dussen.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.|
xii, 302 pages ; 24 cm.|
Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; 94|
Cambridge studies in medieval literature ; 94.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Europe.|
Books -- History -- 400-1450.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Social aspects.
Transmission of texts -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Books and reading.
Transmission of texts.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Table of Contents:
- 1. Introduction: manuscripts and cultural history
- 2. Bibliographical theory and the textuality of the codex: towards a history of the pre-modern book
- 3. What is a manuscript culture? Technologies of the manuscript matrix
- 4. Decoding the material book: cultural residue in medieval manuscripts
- 5. Organizing manuscript and print: from Compilatio to compilation
- 6. Containing the book: the institutional afterlives of medieval manuscripts
- 7. Medieval manuscripts: media archaeology and the digital incunable
- 8. The circulation of texts in manuscript culture
- 9. Multilingualism and late medieval manuscript culture
- 10. Miscellaneity and variance in the medieval book
- 11. Vernacular authorship and the control of manuscript production
- 12. Medieval French and Italian literature: towards a manuscript history
- 13. Afterword: social history of the book and beyond