READING BOOKS: ESSAYS ON THE MATERIAL TEXT AND LITERATURE IN AMERICA.
Moylan, Michele and Lane Stiles (editors).
Nine essays on the relationships between textual meaning and textual materiality. The book as physical artifact as well as cultural work is discussed, with publishing, collecting, subscription books, newspapers, and literature for high schools some of the topics covered. Well-illustrated with photographs, drawings and facsimiles. Includes a lengthy introduction by the editors, and index.
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