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Title Spaces for reading in later Medieval England / edited by Mary C. Flannery and Carrie Griffin.
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

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Series The new Middle Ages
New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Subject Books and reading -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Book industries and trade -- England -- To 1500.
Space and time -- Social aspects -- History -- To 1500.
England -- Intellectual life -- 1066-1485.
England -- Civilization -- 1066-1485.
Alt Name Flannery, Mary Catherine,
Griffin, Carrie, 1977-
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 215 pages) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-204) and index.
Summary "Drawing on a rich variety of material, this collection brings together essays on the history of the book, literary depictions of readers and reading, and medieval and modern literary theory in order to demonstrate how space and spatial concerns shaped reading in later medieval England"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Copyright; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. "Thys ys my boke": Imagining the Owner in the Book; 2. Reading John Walton's Boethius in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries; 3. Reading in London in 1501: A Micro-Study; 4. Not for Profit: "Amateur" Readers of French Poetry in Late Medieval England; 5. Playing Space: Reading Dramatic Title-Pages in Early Printed Plays; 6. Navigation by Tab and Thread: Place-Markers and Readers' Movement in Books; 7. Reading without Books.
8. "[W]he yr u redist er herist redyng, I wil be plesyd wyth e": Margery Kempe and the Locations for Middle English Devotional Reading and Hearing9. Privy Reading; 10. Mapping the Readable Household; Bibliography; List of Contributors; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781137428622 (electronic bk.)
1137428627 (electronic bk.)
9781137428639 (electronic bk.)
1137428635 (electronic bk.)
9781349682485 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1057/9781137428622
OCLC # 946316520
Additional Format Print version: Spaces for reading in later Medieval England. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 9781137428615 (DLC) 2015032670 (OCoLC)946067211

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