New PDF release: Book and Text in France, 1400–1600: Poetry on the Page

By Malcolm Quainton,Adrian Armstrong

ISBN-10: 0754655903

ISBN-13: 9780754655909

lately, literary students have come more and more to recognize that an sufficient knowing of texts calls for the research of books, the fabric gadgets by which the meanings of texts are developed. targeting French poetry within the interval 1400-1600, members to this quantity examine structure, representation, graphology, paratext, typography, anthologization, and different such components in works by way of quite a few writers, between them Charles d'Orléans, Jean Bouchet, Pierre de Ronsard and Louise Labé. They exhibit how these parts play a very important function in shaping the relationships among authors, texts, contexts, and readers, and the way those relationships swap because the nature of the booklet evolves. An creation to the amount outlines the methodological implications of learning the materiality of literature during this interval; situates some of the papers when it comes to one another and to the sector as a complete; and exhibits attainable destiny instructions of study within the box. by way of enticing with problems with significant present methodological quandary, this quantity appeals to all students drawn to the materiality of the literary textual content, together with the burgeoning box of text-image experiences, not just in French but in addition in different nationwide literatures. additionally, it permits fruitful connections to be made among late-medieval and Renaissance literature, parts nonetheless usually studied in isolation from every one other.

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