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Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts - Donald Francis McKenzie

Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts

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Published: 15th November 1999
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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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Foreword
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: 9780521644952
ISBN-10: 052164495X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 15th November 1999
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.19