Boccaccio and the Book: Production and Reading in Italy by Rhiannon Daniels

By Rhiannon Daniels

As a brand new electronic period more and more affects at the 'age of print', we're ever extra aware of the best way info is packaged and bought. The effect of the fabric shape at the examining method used to be no less significant in the course of the sluggish shift from manuscript to early print tradition. targeting the actual constitution and presentation of manuscripts and published books containing texts through some of the most influential authors of the medieval interval, Rhiannon Daniels strains the evolving social, cultural, and monetary profile of Boccaccio's readership and the scribes and printers who laboured to breed 3 of his works: the Teseida , Decameron , and De mulieribus claris . Rhiannon Daniels is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow within the division of Italian on the college of Leeds.

Show description

Read Online or Download Boccaccio and the Book: Production and Reading in Italy 1340-1520 (Italian Perspectives) PDF

Similar books & reading books

Old Books and New Histories: An Orientation to Studies in Book and Print Culture

Reports within the tradition and heritage of the publication are a burgeoning educational forte. exciting, rigorous, and important, they're however rooted inside 3 significant educational disciplines - historical past, literary reports, and bibliography - that spotlight respectively upon the ebook as a cultural transaction, a literary textual content, and a cloth artefact.

From Literature to Biterature: Lem, Turing, Darwin, and Explorations in Computer Literature, Philosophy of Mind, and Cultural Evolution

From Literature to Biterature relies at the premise that during the foreseeable destiny pcs turns into in a position to growing works of literature. between 1000's of alternative questions, it considers: below which stipulations might machines develop into able to artistic writing? on condition that machine evolution will exceed the speed of typical evolution a million-fold, what's going to this sort of scenario entail by way of artwork, tradition, social lifestyles, or even nonhuman rights?

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines

A completely revised and up-to-date variation of Thomas C. Foster's vintage guide—a vigorous and interesting advent to literature and literary fundamentals, together with symbols, issues, and contexts—that exhibits you ways to make your daily examining adventure extra lucrative and relaxing. whereas many books may be loved for his or her uncomplicated tales, there are frequently deeper literary meanings interwoven in those texts.

The L.M. Montgomery Reader: Volume Three: A Legacy in Review: 3

The ultimate quantity of The L. M. Montgomery Reader, A Legacy in evaluate examines a protracted missed section of Montgomery’s severe reception: studies of her books. even supposing Montgomery downplayed the impression that reports had on her writing profession, claiming to be amused and tolerant of reviewers’ contradictory critiques approximately her paintings, she however cared sufficient to maintain a wide percent of them in scrapbooks as an archive of her profession.

Extra info for Boccaccio and the Book: Production and Reading in Italy 1340-1520 (Italian Perspectives)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.22 of 5 – based on 10 votes