✮ [PDF] ✩ Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (Material Texts) By William H. Sherman ✻ – Golanvideoagency.info

Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (Material Texts) Relatively uninteresting for Sherman, who has written several very good books notably his book on John Dee. Used Books Marking Readers In Renaissance England William H Sherman Sherman Has Written An Engrossing Book About The Traces Readers Leave Behind The Underlining, The Ticks And Crosses And Sketches Of Flowers, The Cutup Pages, The Red Silk Stitching, The Heckling Commentaries A Generous Book About Marvelous Particulars TLS Sherman S Work Is Indispensable, Offering And Demanding A Complete Revision Of Standard Notions Of Reading In Favor Of A Much Capacious Concept Of The Use Of Books Before The Modern Era An Essential Book Stephen Orgel, Stanford University Learned And Lively The First Comprehensive Account Of The Ways Of Readers In The Last Age When Books Held, Or Seemed To Hold, The Answers To All Of The Most Profound Questions Anthony Grafton, Bookforum In A Recent Sale Catalog, One Bookseller Apologized For The Condition Of A Sixteenth Century Volume As Rather Soiled By Use When The Book Was Displayed The Next Year, The Exhibition Catalogue Described It As Well And Piously Used With Marginal Notations In An Elizabethan Hand That Bring To Life An Early And Earnest Owner And The Book S Buyer, For His Part, Considered It To Be Enlivened By The Marginal Notes And Comments For This Collector, As For An Increasing Number Of Cultural Historians And Historians Of The Book, A Marked Up Copy Was Interesting Than One In Pristine Condition William H Sherman S Used Books Marking Readers In Renaissance England Recovers A Culture That Took The Phrase Mark My Words Quite Literally Books From The First Two Centuries Of Printing Are Full Of Marginalia And Other Signs Of Engagement And Use, Such As Customized Bindings, Traces Of Food And Drink, Penmanship Exercises, And Doodles These Marks Offer A Vast Archive Of Information About The Lives Of Books And Their Place In The Lives Of Their Readers Based On A Survey Of Thousands Of Early Printed Books, Used Books Describes What Readers Wrote In And Around Their Books And What We Can Learn From These Marks By Using The Tools Of Archaeologists As Well As Historians And Literary Critics The Chapters Address The Place Of Book Marking In Schools And Churches, The Use Of The Manicule Hand With Pointing Finger Symbol , The Role Played By Women In Information Management, The Extraordinary Commonplace Book Used For Nearly Sixty Years By Renaissance England S Greatest Lawyer Statesman, And The Attitudes Toward Annotated Books Among Collectors And Librarians From The Middle Ages To The Present This Wide Ranging, Learned, And Often Surprising Book Will Make The Marks Of Renaissance Readers Visible And Legible To Scholars, Collectors, And Bibliophiles William H Sherman Is Professor Of English At The University Of York He Is The Author Of John Dee The Politics Of Reading And Writing In The English Renaissance And Coeditor OfThe Tempest And Its Travels, Also Available From The University Of Pennsylvania Press Material Texts Pages X Illus ISBN Cloth S World Rights Cultural Studies, Literature NR5 S553U, in Hunt on 5th floor What can I say I am a history buff and let my nerd flag fly as I read this Amazing book eloquently explains my love of used books.

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