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作者 Orgel, Stephen, author
書名 The reader in the book : a study of spaces and traces / Stephen Orgel
出版項 Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015, 2017
國際標準書號 9780198737568 (hardcover)
0198737564 (hardcover)
9780198737551 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 文哲所  019.1 O68    在架上    30580003453938
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  002.09 O68    在架上    30550100658382
版本 First edition
說明 xiv, 171 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Oxford textual perspectives
Oxford textual perspectives
Oxford textual perspectives
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-165) and index
List of illustrations -- Reading in action -- Learning Latin -- Writing from the stage -- Spenser from the margins -- Scherzo: the insatiate countess and the Puritan revolution -- Reading with the Countess of Pembroke and Montgomery -- Coda: a note from the future -- Bibliography -- Index
A study of the archaeology and sociology of the use of margins and other blank spaces. Marginalia constitute a significant dimension of the book's history, and what readers did to books often added to their value. This study deals with books in which the text and marginalia are in intense communication with each other, in which reading constitutes an active and sometimes adversarial engagement with the book. The underlying questions is at what point marginalia, the legible incorporation of the work of reading into the text of the book, became a way of defacing it rather than of increasing its value--why did we want books to lose their history?
主題 Books -- History
Marginalia -- History
Books and reading -- History
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