Bibliography

In addition to readings assigned for class, you will find suggestions for work to support your research in this brief bibliography.

You will find a good bibliography in An Introduction to Book History (145-57). For more detailed and extensive reference bibliographies on the topics of Bibliography and Scholarly Editing, see the Tanselle Syllabi (via Rare Book School). They are comprehensive guides to a range of topics in both fields.

Bibliography
Gaskell, Philip. A New Introduction to Bibliography. Oxford: OUP, 1972; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1995.
McKerrow, R. B. An Introduction to Bibliography for Literary Students. Oxford: OUP, 1927; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1994.
Tanselle, G. Thomas. Bibliographical Analysis: A Historical Introduction. Cambridge: CUP, 2009.

Book History
Febvre, Lucien, and Henri-Jean Martin. The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing, 1450-1800. London: Verso, 1976.
Finklestein, David, and Alistair McCleery. The Book History Reader. Second edition. London: Routledge, 2006.
Howard, Nicole. The Book: The Life Story of a Technology. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2009.
Howsam, Leslie. Old Books and New Histories: An Orientation to Studies in Book and Print Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.
Suarez, Michael F., and H. W. Woudhuysen. The Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford: OUP, 2010.
Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. Encyclopedia of the Book. Second edition. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001.

Reading & Not-reading
Altick, Richard D. The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800-1900. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1957; Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1998.
Bayard, Pierre. How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read. Trans. Jeffrey Mehlman. New York: Bloomsbury, 2007.
Jacobs, Alan. The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction. Oxford: OUP, 2011.
Moretti, Franco. Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for Literary History. London: Verso, 2005.
Radway, Janice A. Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy and Popular Literature. London: Verso, 1987.

Textual Criticism & Scholarly Editing
Bornstein, George, and Ralph G. Williams, eds. Palimpsest: Editorial Theory in the Humanities. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993.
Gaskell, Philip. From Writer to Reader: Studies in Editorial Method. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978.
Greetham, David C. Textual Scholarship: An Introduction. New York and London: Garland, 1992.
McGann, Jerome J. Critique of Modern Textual Criticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.
—. The Textual Condition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.
McKenzie, D. F. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts. London: The British Library, 1986.
Stillinger, Jack. Multiple Authorship and the Myth of Solitary Genius. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.
Tanselle, G. Thomas. A Rationale of Textual Criticism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989.

Digital Humanities
A Companion to Digital Humanities. Eds. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, John Unsworth. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
A Companion to Digital Literary Studies. Eds. Ray Siemens, Susan Schreibman. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008.
Burnard, L., K. O’Brien O’Keeffe, and J. Unsworth, eds. Electronic Textual Editing. New York: MLA, 2006.
McGann, Jerome J. Radiant Textuality: Literature after the World Wide Web. New York and London, Palgrave/St Martins, 2001.
Shillingsburg Peter. From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Representations of Literary Texts. Cambridge: CUP, 2006.
—. Scholarly Editing in the Computer Age: Theory and Practice. 3rd edition. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Sutherland, Kathryn. Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory. Oxford, OUP, 1997.

Videos
Handmade paper
Typesetting
History of typography
Demonstration of Handpress Printing
Printing press demonstration
Common press operation
Bookbinding
How Books are Made (machine-made book).

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