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Stead, Evanghelia

Reading Books and Prints as Cultural Objects

Stead, Evanghelia - Reading Books and Prints as Cultural Objects, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Evanghelia Stead

Part I. Manuscripts as Cultural Objects

2. From Devotional Aids to Antiquarian Objects: The Prayer Books of Medingen
Henrike Lähnemann

3. How to Read the “Andachtsbüchlein aus der Sammlung Bouhier” (Montpellier, BU Médecine, H 396)? On Cultural Techniques Related to a Fourteenth-Century Devotional Manuscript
Henrike Manuwald

4. “Otium et Negotium”: Reading Processes in Early Italian and German Humanism
Michael Stolz

Part II. Prints in Europe

5. The Fluidity of Images or the Compression of Media Diversity in Books: Galeriewerke and Histoires Métalliques

Christina Posselt-Kuhli

6. Change of Use, Change of Public, Change of Meaning: Printed Images Travelling Through Europe
Alberto Milano (†)

Part III. Printed Books: Media, Objects, Uses

7. The Promotion of the Heroic Woman in Victorian and Edwardian Gift Books
Barbara Korte

8.
Pinocchio: An Adventure Illustrated Over More Than a Century (1883–2005)
Giorgio Bacci

9. Illustration and the Book as Cultural Object: Arthur Schnitzler’s Works in German and English Editions
Norbert Bachleitner

10. Two Peas in a Pod: Book Sales Clubs and Book Ownership in the Twentieth Century
Corinna Norrick-Rühl

Part IV. Epilogue

11. E-Readers and Polytextual Critique: On Some Emerging Material Conditions in the Early Age of Digital Reading
Stephan Packard

Keywords: Literature, History of the Book, Cultural History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Directions in Book History
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319538327
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-53831-0

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