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Tudor Books and Readers Materiality and the Construction of Meaning

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ISBN-10: 0521514940

ISBN-13: 9780521514941

Edition: 2010

Authors: John N. King

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Book details

List price: $140.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/21/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Introduction
Prologue: the first years of the Tudor monarchy and the printing press
Book Format, Marketing, and the Reception of Books
The myth of the cheap quarto
English literary folios 1593-1623: studying shifts in format
Closing the books: the problematic printing of John Foxe's histories of Henry VII and Henry VIII in his Book of Martyrs (1570)
Print, Politics and Patronage
'This heavenly boke, more precyous than golde': legitimating print in early Tudor England
Authorial and editorial influence on luxury bookbinding styles in sixteenth-century England
Print in the time of parliament: 1560-1601 Cynthia
Reading and Religion
'The spider and the bee': the perils of printing for refutation in Tudor England
Reading the woodcuts in John Foxe's Book of Martyrs
Readers' marks and religious practice: Margaret Hoby's marginalia
Books in the bedchamber: religion, accounting, and the library of Richard Stonley
Select bibliography
Index.