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Speaker: Ann Blair

The Layouts of Paratexts in 16th-century Learned Books

Research Seminar
  • Online event via Zoom
  • Date: May 12, 2021
  • Time: 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: Ann Blair
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Early printed books experimented with more numerous and varied kinds of paratexts than were common in medieval manuscripts, including title page, pagination, dedications, addresses to the reader, indexes and tables of contents, dichotomous diagrams, poems, prayers, privileges and permissions, authors’ portraits, errata, registers, and printers’ marks. [more]
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