- Ann Arbor, MI: The Legacy Press, 2020.
- paper wrappers
- 340 pages with 220 color illustrations
Price: $70.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 135438
First edition. This collaboration, edited by Dr. Cathleen Baker and Rebecca M. Chung, brings together various essays that provide an introduction to the history of women in the production of printed texts. The text, in particular the final essay, cover all the way up to the present time period (2016-2019), making this a valuable reference book for current academic studies and research libraries.
The following are the essays and the authors behind them: Christine N. Moog, Women and Widows: Invisible Printers; Mirando Garno Nesler, Elizabeth Holt and the Early Modern Women Imprinting the Mind of Man; Dianne L. Roman, Detangling the Medusa in Early American Printing History; E. Haven Hawley, Women's Work in the 19th-Century Economy of Pornography; Kathleen A. Walkup, Potluck Books and the Women of the Distaff Side; Karen Holmberg, Case Studies: How a Generation of Women Came to Printing; Kitty Maryatt, The Visual Vocabulary of Pochoir in La Prose du Transsibérien: Sonia Delaunay, Nathalie Couderc, and Christine Menguy; and Juliana Castro Varón, Cita: A Feminist Open-Access Digital Library and Print-on-Demand.