From parchment to cyberspace : medieval literature in the digital age /

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Author / Creator:Nichols, Stephen G., author.
Imprint:New York, NY : Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., [2016]
Description:xxiv, 244 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series:Medieval interventions : new light on traditional thinking ; vol. 2
Medieval interventions ; v. 2.
Subject:Literature, Medieval -- Criticism, Textual.
Criticism, Textual -- Data processing.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Digitization.
Digital humanities.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- History.
Transmission of texts -- History.
Criticism, Textual -- Data processing.
Digital humanities.
Literature, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Transmission of texts.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Why I Wrote This Book, or Medieval Manuscripts Unchained
  • Part 1. Technologies of the Medieval Book: Tire Manuscript Matrix
  • 1. What Is a Manuscript Culture?
  • 2. Materiality and Mimesis: Anatomy of an Illusion
  • 3. No Fool of Time: The Paradox of Manuscript Transmission
  • Part 2. Technologies of Manuscript Knowledge: How We Read Now in the Digital Middle Ages
  • 4. The Work of Reading
  • 5. Variance as Dynamic Reading
  • 6. Synoptic Reading: Medieval Manuscripts as Text Networks
  • Part 3. Coda
  • The Anxiety of Irrelevance: Digital Humanities and Contemporary Critical Theory
  • Notes
  • Index