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

Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University

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

 
May 7th, 10:00 AM

CONGRESS CANCELED "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