Book History

Tag Archive: Christopher Gorrie

Chartier…History of Fears…Meaning Proliferation…Rank/Becker

I appreciated the reading from Roger Chartier for a number of reasons, including its balanced approach to argument and its overall clarity. At first, my eyes began to glaze over the lengthy presentations of percentages related to “signers” of various…
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Adrian Johns…Eisenstein’s Tycho…The Anxiety of Influence…Inherent Transitivity…

This is all a bit unresolved in my head…but here goes…   The reading for this which, specifically Adrian Johns’ “The Book of Nature and the Nature of the Book,” was, for me, difficult to follow at first and yet…
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Week 5: Jerome McGann, W. B. Yeats, Wimsatt & Beardsley

G. Thomas Tanselle says editors need to be hyper-conscious of the context of a piece of writing (eclectic editing). Hershel Parker says the editor needs to avoid the “noise” or “corruption” of other editions, editors, etc. To use a printed…
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