Lives in Print: Biography and the Book Trade from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century Robin Myers

ISBN: 9780712347969

Published: December 31st 2002

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208 pages


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Lives in Print: Biography and the Book Trade from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century  by  Robin Myers

Lives in Print: Biography and the Book Trade from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century by Robin Myers
December 31st 2002 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 208 pages | ISBN: 9780712347969 | 7.16 Mb

This collection of essays focuses on two specific areas: the men and women who earned a living in the production and distribution of books and serials- and how biographies of a widening range of individuals became one of the staples of the businessMoreThis collection of essays focuses on two specific areas: the men and women who earned a living in the production and distribution of books and serials- and how biographies of a widening range of individuals became one of the staples of the business of publishing.

The contributors show the development of biography as a published genre from medieval accounts of saints to 17th-century collectors as national worthies, through to the present-day production of the multi-volume DNB (Dictionary of National Biography).



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