Session Title

"What's Past Is Prologue": The Transition of Literary Works from Manuscript to Print

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Early Book Society

Organizer Name

Martha W. Driver

Organizer Affiliation

Pace Univ.

Presider Name

Patricia Stoop

Presider Affiliation

Univ. Antwerpen

Paper Title 1

Translating the Past: Antonio de Nebrija Rewrites the Catholic Monarchs

Presenter 1 Name

Bretton S. Rodriguez

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Nevada-Reno

Paper Title 2

An Early Modern/Medieval Book

Presenter 2 Name

Catherine E. Corder

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Arlington

Paper Title 3

Printing the Past? Seeking "Authenticity" in an Icelandic Proverb Collection

Presenter 3 Name

Christine Schott

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Erskine College

Start Date

7-5-2020 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1275

Description

This session looks at literary works that make the transition from manuscript to print, one marker of their importance and continued popularity, and considers publication history from the scriptorium to the print shop, as well as the co-existence of manuscript with print. Subjects include binding practices, the rewriting or revision of history, and copied from printed books.

Keywords: manuscripts, print, binding, authenticity

Martha W. Driver

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May 7th, 10:00 AM

"What's Past Is Prologue": The Transition of Literary Works from Manuscript to Print

Schneider 1275

This session looks at literary works that make the transition from manuscript to print, one marker of their importance and continued popularity, and considers publication history from the scriptorium to the print shop, as well as the co-existence of manuscript with print. Subjects include binding practices, the rewriting or revision of history, and copied from printed books.

Keywords: manuscripts, print, binding, authenticity

Martha W. Driver