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Introduction to Book History

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ISBN-10: 041568806X

ISBN-13: 9780415688062

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: David Finkelstein, Alistair McCleery

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 11/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594

David Finkelstein is a research professor of media and print culture at Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh.

Alistair McCleery is Professor of Literature and Culture at Napier University in Edinburgh. He is co-author with David Finkelstein of the two standard textbooks in the field,<i An Introduction to Book History</I (Routledge 2005) and <i The Book History Reader</i (Revised Edition, Routledge 2006). He also co-edits <i The Bibliotheck</i , a journal of bibliography and book history. He has published widely on Scottish and Irish literature, particularly Neil Gunn and James Joyce.

Theorizing the history of the book
From orality to literacy
The coming of print
Authors, authorship, and authority
Printers, booksellers, publishers, agents
Readers and reading
The future of the book