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  1. Bibliography and Literary Criticism (AEBC) 31 items
    1. Set Reading: 6 items
      1. What is a book?: the study of early printed books - Joseph A. Dane 2012

        Book  pp. 1-13. Special attention to p.8, please

      2. What is a Book? - Joseph A. Dane

        Document  pp.1-13 (special attention to p.8, please).

      3. Britain, c.1475-1800 - Andrew Murphy

        Chapter 

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    2. Further Reading: 25 items
      there are numerous essential tools in the study of early modern book history; some of these are on line and/or have online analogues and companions. Many are in print; this list is but a small sample.
      1. Bracken, James, and Joel Silver (eds.), British Literary Booktrade 1475–1700 (Detroit: Gale Research, 1996).

      2. The printing revolution in early modern Europe - Elizabeth L. Eisenstein 2012 (electronic book)

        Book 

      3. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain: Vol. 3: 1400-1557 - Lotte Hellinga, J. B. Trapp 1999

        Book  Read: Ford, Margaret, ‘Importation of Printed Books into England and Scotland’, pp. 179-201. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      4. A guide to English illustrated books, 1536-1603 - Ruth Samson Luborsky, Elizabeth Morley Ingram 1998

        Book 

      5. How the page matters - Bonnie Mak 2011

        Book 

      6. The Rationale of Hypertext - Jerome McGann 1995

        Chapter  to be compared with W. W. Greg's ‘Rationale of Copytext’

      7. Publishing, politics, and culture: the king's printers in the reign of James I and VI - Graham Rees, Maria Wakely 2009

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  2. Introducing The Renaissance Book: Print Technologies and Literary Culture 12 items
    1. Set Reading: 2 items
      1. D. F. McKenzie, 'Speech-Manuscript-Print', in Library Chronicle of the University of Texas, 20: 1-2 (1990), pp. 86-109 (copies provided)

    2. Further Reading: 10 items
      1. The uses of script and print, 1300-1700 - Julia C. Crick, Alexandra Walsham 2004

        Book 

      2. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain: Vol. 3: 1400-1557 - Lotte Hellinga, J. B. Trapp 1999

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. The nature of the book: print and knowledge in the making - Adrian Johns 1998

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      4. The book in the Renaissance - Andrew Pettegree 2010

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  3. 3) Literature and Print: Poetry and Drama 6 items
    1. Set Reading: 2 items
    2. Further Reading: 4 items
      1. Ben Jonson's 1616 Folio - Jennifer Brady, Wyman H Herendeen 1991

        Book 

  4. 4) Metaphors of Literary Production: Renaissance Texts and Paratexts 14 items
    1. Set Reading: 4 items
      1. Renaissance paratexts - Helen Smith, Louise Wilson 2011

        Book  Read: ‘Introduction’, pp. 1-14. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Turning Sonnet: The Politics and Poetics of Sonnet Circulation - Wendy Wall

        Chapter  Digitisation in Week 3 Set Readings.

    2. Metaphors Further Reading (mostly to do with paternity/genealogy): 5 items
      1. Literary relations: kinship and the canon, 1660-1830 - Jane Spencer 2005

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

    3. Paratexts Further Reading: 5 items
      1. Book use, book theory: 1500-1700 - Bradin Cormack, Carla Mazzio 2005

        Book 

  5. 5) Cultures of Script and Print 9 items
    1. Set Reading: 4 items
      1. The uses of script and print, 1300-1700 - Julia C. Crick, Alexandra Walsham 2004

        Book  Read: pp. 1-28.

      2. John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, 'In the Isle of Brittain' in three modern editions. Available to read online.

    2. Further Reading: 5 items
      1. Scribal publication in seventeenth-century England - Harold Love 1993

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Making meaning: "Printers of the mind" and other essays - D. F. McKenzie, Peter D. McDonald, Michael F. Suarez 2002

        Book 

  6. 6) Independent Learning Week

     

  7. 7) Shakespeare’s Text in Its Time 4 items
    1. Set Reading: 3 items
      1. The first folio of Shakespeare - Peter W. M. Blayney 1991

        Book 

      2. The Shakespeare Quartos Archive

        Webpage  Please look, in particular, at the first quarto edition of Hamlet.

    2. Selections from the set texts will be placed online for this session and session 9). However, it is recommended that students read the books in full.

  8. 8) Publishing Shakespeare 1700-1900 4 items
    1. Set Reading: 4 items
      1. Shakespeare Verbatim: the reproduction of authenticity and the 1790 apparatus - Margreta De Grazia 1990

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

        • Please also take a look at The Tempest for iPad. If you don't have a device for buying and using it, just look at the material on the website and at the screenshots on iTunes.

         

  9. 9) The Text in the Modern Era 1 item
    1. Details TBA

  10. 10) Editing Shakespeare 7 items
    1. Set Reading: 2 items
        • Extract supplied by tutor

    2. Further Reading: 5 items
      1. Shakespeare and text - John Jowett 2007

        Book 

      2. Unediting the Renaissance: Shakespeare, Marlowe, Milton - Leah S. Marcus 1996

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. A concise companion to Shakespeare and the text - Andrew Murphy 2007

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  11. Palaeography and Codicology Component (Weeks 1-5) 24 items
    1. Useful Books and Websites 24 items
      1. Introduction to manuscript studies - Raymond Clemens, Timothy Graham 2007

        Book 

      2. Handwriting in England and Wales - N. Denholm-Young 1954

        Book 

      3. Gooder, E., Latin for Local History (London; Longman, 1978, 2nd ed.)

      4. The handwriting of English documents - Leonard Charles Hector 1966

        Book 

      5. English handwriting, 1400-1650: an introductory manual - Jean F. Preston, Laetitia Yeandle 1992

        Book 

      6. The Victoria History of the Counties of England London: Institute of Historical Research [fDA670.V6M6] ongoing multi-volume series organised by county

      7. English handwriting, 1540-1853 - Joyce Irene Whalley 1969

        Book 

  12. Useful Online Resources and Websites 1 item
    1. The AbbreviationesTM website, which is principally a resource for medieval Latin palaeography but which may be useful if you encounter Latin abbreviations, can be reached by a link on the University Library's A-Z Database list at: http://libguides.st-andrews.ac.uk/A-Z . Note: access is currently on-campus only.

       

      Parker Library on the Web, with access to manuscript images from Corpus Christi College Cambridge and supporting materials, can be reached in the same way from: http://libguides.st-andrews.ac.uk/A-Z. Look under 'P' for 'Parker Library'.

      For information about manuscript and archive holdings in the UK see:

      www.archiveshub.ac.uk/ 

      http://www.nas.gov.uk

      Many research libraries give free access to digital images of some of their holdings, e.g. the Folger Library (luna.folger.edu), John Rylands Library (luna.manchester.ac.uk)

      For information about how to find literary manuscripts see the Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450-1700 at www.celm-ms.org.uk

      Also useful are the various projects undertaken by the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, see www.livesandletters.ac.uk

       

      For online tutorials that will give additional help and practice with palaeography see:

      http://www.scottishhandwriting.com/

      http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography/

      http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc

      http://paleo.anglo-norman.org/

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