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The book / Amaranth Borsuk
Bib ID 7762909
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Borsuk, Amaranth, 1980- author
 
Online Access
Description Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018] 
©2018 
1 online resource () : illustrations. 
ISBN 9780262346887 ((electronic bk.))
0262346885 ((electronic bk.))
Invalid ISBN 9780262535410
0262535416
Series

MIT Press essential knowledge series.

Full contents
  • Intro; CONTENTS; SERIES FOREWORD; PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 THE BOOK AS OBJECT; The Original Tablet; The Papyrus Scroll; Mineral, Vegetable, Animal; The Alphabet; Scrolls and the Advent of Paper; Paper and Islam's Golden Age; A Networked Text; From Roll to Accordion to Codex; The Manuscript Tradition; Reading and Writing's Shifts; 2 THE BOOK AS CONTENT; Starting the Presses; Type's Founding; The Press Itself; The Body of the Book; Opening the Book; The Intimate Book; Type and Face; The Aldine Revolution and Portable Libraries; Intellectual Property; The Crystal Goblet; 3 THE BOOK AS IDEA
  • Defining the Artist's BookWilliam Blake's "Illuminated Printing"; An Aside on Printing Methods: Intaglio and Relief Printing; Stéphane Mallarmé's Book as "Spiritual Instrument"; Ed Ruscha's Democratic Multiples; The New Art of Making Books; The Book's Ideas; The Book as Virtual Reality; The Book as Cinematic Space; The Book as Recombinant Structure; The Book as Ephemeral; The Book as Mute Object; 4 THE BOOK AS INTERFACE; Talking Books; Digital Affordances; Project Gutenberg (E-texts and E-books); The Internet Archive; Google Books; E-readers; Bookish Paratexts
  • Interactivity and the Digital BookColophon or Incipit?; CHRONOLOGY; GLOSSARY; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; FURTHER READING AND WRITING; Further Reading; Further Writing; INDEX; ABOUT AUTHOR
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web. 
Subjects Books.
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