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Illuminating Letters: Typography and Literary Interpretation (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book)

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Publisher Comments:

How typography conveys and affects meaning, from the Bible to comic books.

Book News Annotation:

The selection and arrangement of type and other visual elements on a page are not invisible, silent, and deferential servants to the text, say US scholars of English, but convey meaning of their own. The seven essays explore the roles of printers and publishers in manipulating the meaning and reception of texts, and the efforts of authors to circumvent or subvert such mediation by directly controlling the typographic presentation. They assume no previous background in typography.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

How typography conveys and affects meaning, from the Bible to comic books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558492882
Editor:
Gutjahr, Paul C.
Editor:
Benton, Megan
Editor:
Gutjahr, Paul C.
Editor:
Benton, Megan
Author:
Gutjahr, Paul C.
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Location:
Amherst
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Typography
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Book design
Subject:
Graphic design
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Typography
Subject:
Graphic design (Typography) -- History.
Subject:
Book design -- History.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
IMS-14
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
9.55x6.47x.84 in. 1.14 lbs.

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