Out of Sorts

Out of Sorts offers a series of case studies testing modern theories and assumptions of print culture against particular cases involving typography and typographical representation. Topics covered range from early printed marginalia to electronic editions.

Out of Sorts
On Typography and Print Culture

Joseph A. Dane

2010 | 256 pages | Cloth $59.95
Cultural Studies
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations ix
List of Illustrations
Introduction

PART I . OUT OF SORTS
Chapter One. On the Continuity of Continuity: Print Culture Mythology and the Type of the Gutenberg Bible (B42)
Chapter Two. Gottfried Zedler and the Twentieth-Century History of DK Type
Chapter Three. The Voodoo Economics of Space: From Gothic to Roman
Chapter Four. The Typographical Gothic: A Cautionary Note on the Title Page to Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry

INTERLUDE
At the Typographical Altar: Interlude for Randall McLeod

PART I I . IMAGES AND TEXTS
Chapter Five. Fists and Filiations in Early Chaucer Folios (1532-1602)
Chapter Six. Editorial and Typographical Diplomacy in the Piers Plowman Archive
Chapter Seven. The Representation of Representation: Versions of Linear Perspective
Chapter Eight. Typographical Antiquity in Thomas Frognall Dibdin's Typographical Antiquities
Conclusion: Print Culture Redivivus/Note on a Note by Walt Whitman

Notes
Principal Works Cited
Index
Acknowledgments