English 593

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English 593, Winter 2013
Textual Studies: Printed Text

William Streitberger
T/Th, 1:30-3:20

One of the four required core courses in the Graduate Textual Studies Program, this seminar offers an introduction to bibliographical resources for the study of printing as an art and as a means of textual transmission; a practical view of hand and machine press printing; introductory surveys of analytic and descriptive bibliography, of the history of the book and book production, and of current textual theories; as well as practical experience in editing printed texts.