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Bibliography and Sociology of Texts - 99 edition

Bibliography and Sociology of Texts (ISBN10: 052164495X; ISBN13: 9780521644952)
ISBN13: 978-0521644952
ISBN10: 052164495X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521642583
ISBN10: 0521642582

Summary: D.F. McKenzie shows how the material form of texts crucially determine their meanings. He demonstrates that as works are reproduced and reread, they take on different forms and meanings. This is true of all forms of recorded information, McKenzie claims, including sound, graphics, films, landscape and new electronic media. The bibliographical skills first developed for manuscripts and books can, he shows, be applied to a wide range of cultural documents. This book of
fers a unifying concept of texts that seeks to acknowledge their variety and the complexity of their relationships.




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Summary: D.F. McKenzie shows how the material form of texts crucially determine their meanings. He demonstrates that as works are reproduced and reread, they take on different forms and meanings. This is true of all forms of recorded information, McKenzie claims, including sound, graphics, films, landscape and new electronic media. The bibliographical skills first developed for manuscripts and books can, he shows, be applied to a wide range of cultural documents. This book offers a unifying concept of texts that seeks to acknowledge their variety and the complexity of their relationships.




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Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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