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Literary cultures and the material book

Literary cultures and the material book

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Published by British Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Printing -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Literature publishing -- Congresses.,
  • Books and reading -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Simon Eliot, Andrew Nash and Ian Willison.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesBritish Library studies in the history of the book
    ContributionsEliot, Simon., Nash, Andrew, 1972-, Willison, I. R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ286.L58 L58 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, [1], 444 p. :
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22757797M
    ISBN 109780712306843

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    The Material Cultures of the Book Mellon Group, along with the Department of English, are pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Carla Mazzio! This talk is open to the public. The Trouble with Numbers: Calculation and Humanism from the “How-To” Book to Hamlet- A Talk by Carla Mazzio. This first installment in the three-volume Jewish Literary Cultures is a collection of essays and studies of diverse texts and topics in ancient Jewish literature, ranging from fables in the Bible and ancient Jewish interpretations of the Song of Songs to the use of erotic narrative in rabbinic literature, the canonization of classical Jewish literature, comparative exegesis, and the early.

      It is the sad bleat of the book world that we'll be sorry once they're gone – and with them all the bookshops, literary reviews, libraries and publishing houses that supported their endeavours. Although cultures vary dramatically, they all consist of two parts: material culture and nonmaterial culture. Material Culture. Material culture consists of the concrete, visible parts of a culture, such as food, clothing, cars, weapons, and buildings. Aspects of material culture differ from society to society.


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