Spring 2016 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press spring 2016 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them books by Paula Deitz, James J. Gigantino, Gregory L. Heller, Zachary Lesser, Patricia Cox Miller, Simon P. Newman, Jean R. Soderlund, and Timothy R. White.

Material Texts

Series Editors: Roger Chartier, Joseph Farrell, Anthony Grafton, Leah Price, Peter Stallybrass, Michael F. Suarez, S.J.

Amory/Hall, Bibliography and the Book Trades: Studies in the Print Culture of Early New England (hc 2004, eb 2013)

Andersen/Sauer, Books and Readers in Early Modern England: Material Studies (pb 2001, eb 2012)

Bloom, Voice in Motion: Staging Gender, Shaping Sound in Early Modern England (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Bouza/Lopez, Communication, Knowledge, and Memory in Early Modern Spain (hc 2004)

Brayman Hackel/Kelly, Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800 (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Brewer, The Afterlife of Character, 1726-1825 (hc 2005, eb 2011)

Brown, The Pilgrim and the Bee: Reading Rituals and Book Culture in Early New England (hc 2007, eb 2015)

Brown, The Queen's Library: Image-Making at the Court of Anne of Brittany, 1477-1514 (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Burman, Reading the Qur'ān in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560 (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Carruthers/Ziolkowski, The Medieval Craft of Memory: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures (pb 2003)

Chartier/Goldhammer, Inscription and Erasure: Literature and Written Culture from the Eleventh to the Eighteenth Century (pb 2008)

Cohen, The Fabrication of American Literature: Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Cohen/Stein, Early African American Print Culture (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Cohen, The Social Lives of Poems in Nineteenth-Century America (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Crain, Reading Children: Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America (hc May 2016)

Dane, Out of Sorts: On Typography and Print Culture (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Dane, Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Darnton, The Devil in the Holy Water, or the Art of Slander from Louis XIV to Napoleon (pb 2011)

Daybell/Gordon, Cultures of Correspondence in Early Modern Britain (hc Jun 2016)

Deppman/Ferrer, Genetic Criticism: Texts and Avant-textes (hc 2004)

Dinius, The Camera and the Press: American Visual and Print Culture in the Age of the Daguerreotype (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Echard, Printing the Middle Ages (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Eisenstein, Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending (hc 2011, pb 2012, eb 2011)

Freedman, Books Without Borders in Enlightenment Europe: French Cosmopolitanism and German Literary Markets (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Frye, Pens and Needles: Women's Textualities in Early Modern England (hc 2010, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Greene, The Trouble with Ownership: Literary Property and Authorial Liability in England, 1660-1730 (hc 2005, eb 2011)

Hall, Ways of Writing: The Practice and Politics of Text-Making in Seventeenth-Century New England (pb 2012, eb 2012)

Kearney, The Incarnate Text: Imagining the Book in Reformation England (hc 2009)

Knight, Bound to Read: Compilations, Collections, and the Making of Renaissance Literature (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Leonard, Fragile Minds and Vulnerable Souls: The Matter of Obscenity in Nineteenth-Century Germany (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Lesser, "Hamlet" After Q1: An Uncanny History of the Shakespearean Text (hc 2014, pb Jan 2016, eb 2014)

Lupton, Knowing Books: The Consciousness of Mediation in Eighteenth-Century Britain (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Madero/Inciarte, Tabula Picta: Painting and Writing in Medieval Law (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Manguel, The Traveler, the Tower, and the Worm: The Reader as Metaphor (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Marino, Owning William Shakespeare: The King's Men and Their Intellectual Property (hc 2011, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Masten, Queer Philologies: Sex, Language, and Affect in Shakespeare's Time (hc Apr 2016)

Mazzeo, Plagiarism and Literary Property in the Romantic Period (hc 2006, eb 2013)

McGill, American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853 (pb 2007, eb 2013)

Neuman, Jeremiah's Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Noonan, The Road to Jerusalem: Pilgrimage and Travel in the Age of Discovery (hc 2007)

Reeves, Evening News: Optics, Astronomy, and Journalism in Early Modern Europe (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Rezek, London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1800-1850 (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Schmidt, Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe's Early Modern World (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Schmölders/Daub, Hitler's Face: The Biography of an Image (pb 2009)

Sherman, Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (hc 2007, pb 2009, eb 2010)

Silver, The Mind Is a Collection: Case Studies in Eighteenth-Century Thought (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Stock, After Augustine: The Meditative Reader and the Text (hc 2001, eb 2013)

Straznicky, Shakespeare's Stationers: Studies in Cultural Bibliography (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Swann, Curiosities and Texts: The Culture of Collecting in Early Modern England (hc 2001, eb 2010)

Taylor, Textual Situations: Three Medieval Manuscripts and Their Readers (hc 2002, eb 2015)

Turnovsky, The Literary Market: Authorship and Modernity in the Old Regime (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Wall, Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Yale, Sociable Knowledge: Natural History and the Nation in Early Modern Britain (hc Jan 2016)