Offers a variety of approaches to incorporating discussions of book history or print culture into graduate and undergraduate classrooms. This work considers the book as a literary, historical, cultural, and aesthetic object. These essays are of interest to university teachers incorporating textual studies and research methods into their courses.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Towards a Pedagogy of Bibliography, Ann R. Hawkins; Chapter 1 Exploring the Archaeology of the Book in the Liberal Arts Curriculum, Martin Antonetti; Chapter 2 Historical Bibliography for Rare-Book Librarians, Mirjam M. Foot; Chapter 3 ‘A Clear and Lively Comprehension’: the History and Influence of the Bibliographical Laboratory, Steven Escar Smith; Chapter 4 Bookends: Towards a Poetics of Material Form, Sydney J. Shep; Chapter 5 Book History on the Road: Finding and Organizing Resources outside the Classroom, Lisa Berglund; Chapter 6 Jane Eyre on eBay: Building a Teaching Collection, John A. Buchtel; Chapter 7 History of the Book in the American Literature Classroom: On the Fly and On the Cheap, Jean Lee Cole; Chapter 8 From Printing Type to Blackboard™: Teaching the History of the Early Modern Book to Literary Undergraduates in a ‘New’ UK University, Ian Gadd; Chapter 9 Preparing Library School Graduate Students for Rare Book and Special Collections Jobs: Assignments and Exercises That Work, Deirdre C. Stam; Chapter 10 Book History and Librarian Education in the Twenty-first Century, Erik Delfino; Chapter 11 Making the Medicine Go Down: Baggy Monsters and Book History, Sean C. Grass; Chapter 12 ‘They are Not Just Big, Dusty Novels’: Teaching Hard Times within the Context of Household Words, Jennifer Phegley; Chapter 13 ‘In a Bibleistic Way’: Teaching Nineteenth-Century American Poetry Through Book and Periodical Studies, Susanna Ashton; Chapter 14 The Bibliography and Research Course, John T. Shawcross; Chapter 15 Integrating ‘Bibliography’ with ‘Literary Research’: A Comprehensive Approach, Maura Ives; Chapter 16 The Hidden Lives of Books, D. W. Krummel; Chapter 17 Learning from Binders: Investigating the Bookbinding Trade in Colonial Philadelphia, Thomas E. Kinsella, Willman Spawn; Chapter 18 Papermaking, History and Practice, Timothy Barrett; Chapter 19 The Bibliographical Analysis of Antique Laid Paper: A Method, R. Carter Hailey; Chapter 20 How Things Work: Teaching the Technologies of Literature, Matthew G. Kirschenbaum; Chapter 21 ‘Not to pick bad from bad, but by bad mend’: What Undergraduates Learn from Bad Editions, Erick Kelemen; Chapter 22 Book History and Reader-Response Theory: Teaching Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and King Lear, Tatjana Chorney; Chapter 23 Teaching Textual Criticism: Students as Book Detectives and Scholarly Editors, Ann R. Hawkins; afterword Afterword, Daniel Traister;
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