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作者 Connolly, Margaret, 1965- author
書名 Sixteenth-century readers, fifteenth-century books : continuities of reading in the English Reformation / Margaret Connolly
出版項 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019
©2019
國際標準書號 9781108426770
1108426778
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 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  Z1003.5.G7 C752 2019    在架上    30530001311026
說明 xv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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系列 Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology ; [16]
Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology ; 16
附註 Series numbering from publisher's website
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-294) and indexes
Family matters: the Roberts family of Willesden -- Private faces in public places -- Devotional reading in the reigns of Henry VII and Henry VIII -- Out of the cloister, out of the family -- Books and their uses -- Devotional reading in the reigns of Mary Tudor and Elizabeth I -- Conclusion: Newly reformed readers? -- Postscript: after the family: The manuscripts' later histories
"This innovative study investigates the reception of medieval manuscripts over a long century, 1470-1585, spanning the reigns of Edward IV to Elizabeth I. Members of the Tudor gentry family who owned these manuscripts had properties in Willesden and professional affiliations in London. These men marked the leaves of their books with signs of use, allowing their engagement with the texts contained there to be reconstructed. Through detailed research Margaret Connolly reveals the various uses of these old books: as a repository for family records; as a place to preserve other texts of a favourite or important nature; as a source of practical information for the household; and as a professional manual for the practising lawyer."-- Provided by publisher
主題 Roberts, Thomas, 1470-1542 -- Library
Roberts, Edmund, 1520-1585 -- Library
Roberts, Thomas, 1470-1542 -- Books and reading
Roberts, Edmund, 1520-1585 -- Books and reading
Books and reading -- England -- History -- 16th century
Manuscripts, Medieval -- England
Gentry -- Books and reading -- England -- History -- 16th century
Devotional literature, English -- History and criticism
Marginalia -- England -- History -- 16th century
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