Material Texts at Penn Press

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for the 2021 Rosenbach Lectures
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History and the Written Word

History and the Written Word

Henry Bainton, Ruth Mazo Karras

Inventing William of Norwich

Inventing William of Norwich

Heather Blurton, Ruth Mazo Karras

Remaking the Republic

Remaking the Republic

Christopher James Bonner

Sonic Bodies

Sonic Bodies

Tekla Bude

The Black Republic

The Black Republic

Brandon R. Byrd

The Nature of the Page

The Nature of the Page

Joshua Calhoun

The Medieval Craft of Memory

The Medieval Craft of Memory

Mary Carruthers, Jan M. Ziolkowski

Force and Freedom

Force and Freedom

Kellie Carter Jackson

Forms and Meanings

Forms and Meanings

Roger Chartier

Inscription and Erasure

Inscription and Erasure

Roger Chartier, Arthur Goldhammer, Arthur Goldhammer

Won in Translation

Won in Translation

Roger Chartier, John H. Pollack

The Prosthetic Tongue

The Prosthetic Tongue

Katie Chenoweth

American Fragments

American Fragments

Daniel Diez Couch

Colonial Revivals

Colonial Revivals

Lindsay DiCuirci

The Camera and the Press

The Camera and the Press

Marcy J. Dinius

How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems

How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems

Daniel Donoghue, Ruth Mazo Karras

The Art of Allusion

The Art of Allusion

Sonja Drimmer

Divine Art, Infernal Machine

Divine Art, Infernal Machine

Elizabeth L. Eisenstein

Paper Monsters

Paper Monsters

Samuel Fallon

Subscription Theater

Subscription Theater

Matthew Franks

Star Territory

Star Territory

Gordon Fraser

Knowing Fictions

Knowing Fictions

Barbara Fuchs

The Book of Books

The Book of Books

Thomas Fulton

In Good Faith

In Good Faith

Claire M. Gilbert

Selling Antislavery

Selling Antislavery

Teresa A. Goddu

Revolutions and Reconstructions

Revolutions and Reconstructions

Van Gosse, David Waldstreicher

Bank Notes and Shinplasters

Bank Notes and Shinplasters

Joshua R. Greenberg

Major Decisions

Major Decisions

Laurie Grobman, E. Michele Ramsey

Slantwise Moves

Slantwise Moves

Douglas A. Guerra

Ways of Writing

Ways of Writing

David D. Hall

Making the Miscellany

Making the Miscellany

Megan Heffernan

Wicked Flesh

Wicked Flesh

Jessica Marie Johnson

Republic of Taste

Republic of Taste

Catherine E. Kelly

Bitstreams

Bitstreams

Matthew G. Kirschenbaum

The Crucified Book

The Crucified Book

Anne Starr Kreps

Open Houses

Open Houses

Barbara Leckie

Embodying the Soul

Embodying the Soul

Meg Leja, Ruth Mazo Karras

"Hamlet" After Q1

"Hamlet" After Q1

Zachary Lesser

Queer Philologies

Queer Philologies

Jeffrey Masten

On Pestilence

On Pestilence

Girolamo Mercuriale, Craig Martin, Craig Martin

Wit's Treasury

Wit's Treasury

Stephen Orgel

The Strangers Book

The Strangers Book

Lloyd Pratt

Fair Copy

Fair Copy

Jennifer Putzi

The Early Martyr Narratives

The Early Martyr Narratives

Éric Rebillard, Éric Rebillard

The Fallen Veil

The Fallen Veil

Raisa Adah Rexer

Battle Lines

Battle Lines

Eliza Richards

Inventing Exoticism

Inventing Exoticism

Benjamin Schmidt

Shakespeare's First Reader

Shakespeare's First Reader

Jason Scott-Warren

The Practice of Citizenship

The Practice of Citizenship

Derrick R. Spires

Book Traces

Book Traces

Andrew M. Stauffer

Old Style

Old Style

Claudia Stokes

Building a Religious Empire

Building a Religious Empire

Brenton Sullivan

The Venetian Qur'an

The Venetian Qur'an

Pier Mattia Tommasino, Sylvia Notini, Sylvia Notini

Dead Voice

Dead Voice

Jesús D. Rodríguez-Velasco, Ruth Mazo Karras

The Complete Old English Poems

The Complete Old English Poems

Craig Williamson, Craig Williamson, Tom Shippey, Tom Shippey, Ruth Mazo Karras