Tracing Manuscripts in Time and Space through Paratexts

As records of the link between a manuscript and the texts it contains, paratexts document many aspects of a manuscript’s life: production, transmission, usage, and reception. Comprehensive studies of paratexts are still rare in the field of manuscript studies, and the universal categories of time an...

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Main Author: Ciotti, Giovanni
Other Authors: Lin, Hang
Format: eBook
Published: De Gruyter 2016
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Summary:As records of the link between a manuscript and the texts it contains, paratexts document many aspects of a manuscript’s life: production, transmission, usage, and reception. Comprehensive studies of paratexts are still rare in the field of manuscript studies, and the universal categories of time and space are used to create a common frame for research and comparisons. Contributions in this volume span over three continents and one millennium
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (xii, 308 p.)
ISBN:9783110479010
9783110477535