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Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts - Donald Francis McKenzie

Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts

Hardcover Published: 31st December 2009
ISBN: 9780521642583
Number Of Pages: 140

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D.F. McKenzie shows how the material form of texts crucially determine their meanings. He demonstrates that as works are reproduced and reread, they take on different forms and meanings. This is true of all forms of recorded information, McKenzie claims, including sound, graphics, films, landscape and new electronic media. The bibliographical skills first developed for manuscripts and books can, he shows, be applied to a wide range of cultural documents. This book offers a unifying concept of texts that seeks to acknowledge their variety and the complexity of their relationships.

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Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts
The Sociology of a text: oral culture, literacy, and print in early New Zealand
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ISBN: 9780521642583
ISBN-10: 0521642582
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 31st December 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.33