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Framing the debate (II) Historical Discourses: The Struggle for Both the Past & Future of the Book

Underneath the second part of the 2nd chapter of my thesis. For the first part, see here.         Representationalist discourse If we look at this debate between Johns and Eisenstein … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Framing the debate (I). Historical Discourses: The Struggle for Both the Past and Future of the Book

I haven’t posted extracts of my thesis here for a while, although fragments have made their way through some of the papers, presentations, publications, introductions, reviews and invitations I have … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Last weekend I gave a paper at the Resurrecting the Book conference in Birmingham, organised by The Library of Birmingham, Newman University, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Materialities of Text

New Formations recently published a very exciting new issue, edited by Sas Mays and Nicholas Thoburn on ‘Materialities of Text: Between the Codex and the Net’. Gary Hall and I … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Online Symposium – Materialities of Text: Between the Codex & the Net

Gary Hall and I have submitted a pre-study of the paper we are writing for a special issue of New Formations to the accompanying online symposium Materialities of Text: Between … Continue reading

October 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Do not ask me to remain the same

Definitions are intrinsically time-bound. Imagine the fundamental question of ‘What is a book’. To ask this question at this moment in time means we have to take into account the … Continue reading

June 12, 2010 · 1 Comment

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