Forms and Meanings

In Forms and Meanings, Chartier explores what effect changes in form will have on the way we come to know texts in the future, placing his projections within a larger historical perspective that spans from stone tablet to Guttenberg bible and beyond.

Forms and Meanings
Texts, Performances, and Audiences from Codex to Computer

Roger Chartier

1995 | 144 pages | Cloth $35.00 | Paper $19.95
Literature | Library Science and Publishing
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Table of Contents


Ch. 1. Representations of the Written Word
Ch. 2. Princely Patronage and the Economy of Dedication
Ch. 3. From Court Festivity to City Spectators
Ch. 4. Popular Appropriation: The Readers and Their Books

Selected Bibliography