%PDF-1.3 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R 17 0 R 22 0 R 24 0 R ] /Count 4 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R >> /XObject << /I1 11 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 595.280 841.890] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text /ImageC ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Creator (DOMPDF) /CreationDate (D:20140722061208+01'00') /ModDate (D:20140722061208+01'00') /Title (Tudor Books and Readers: Materiality and the Construction of Meaning) >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 12 0 R 15 0 R ] /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 4117 >> stream q 381.750 0 0 120.000 34.016 687.874 cm /I1 Do Q 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Published on )] TJ ET BT 99.356 676.469 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Reviews in History)] TJ ET BT 190.016 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \()] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 197.012 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 197.012 675.075 m 357.332 675.075 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 357.332 676.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\))] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 653.743 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 615.321 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Tudor Books and Readers: Materiality and the Construction of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 593.937 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Meaning)] TJ ET BT 34.016 266.195 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This collection has its origins in a conference on ?The Consumption of Books During the Tudor Era: )] TJ ET BT 34.016 251.939 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Printers, Publishers and Readers?, held at the Huntington Library in 2006. Its contents, however, only )] TJ ET BT 34.016 237.683 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(partially reflect that event, since a significant proportion of the essays \(four out of the ten\) have been written )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(or co-written by scholars who did not attend the conference.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 197.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book itself is beautifully packaged, using as its dust jacket illustration the ornate gold-tooled binding of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 182.915 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a mid-Tudor royal presentation copy. It also makes some large claims for itself: the blurb, repeated on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(half-title, describes it as ?a comprehensive account of book culture? during the period, and the subtitle )] TJ ET BT 34.016 154.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Materiality and Meaning? suggests that it intends to address this difficult and slippery combination of ideas )] TJ ET BT 34.016 140.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as a core theme.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 113.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The essays are grouped into three sections, preceded by an introduction by the editor John N. King and a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 99.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(short but useful prologue by Lotte Hellinga on printing under the early Tudor regime. This prologue begins )] TJ ET BT 34.016 85.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(engagingly with the statement that ??The Tudor Period? is a notion that is not helpful in the discipline of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 71.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history of the book? \(p. 15\); and as Hellinga herself acknowledges, it is derived in large part from her )] TJ ET BT 34.016 56.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(introduction to Part XI of the )] TJ ET BT 176.672 56.867 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Catalogue of Books Printed in the XVth Century Now in the British Library)] TJ ET BT 539.360 56.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 542.360 56.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 542.360 55.473 m 556.352 55.473 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 563.315 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 549.059 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1048)] TJ ET BT 34.016 534.803 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 520.547 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tuesday, 1 March, 2011)] TJ ET BT 34.016 506.291 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Editor:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 492.035 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John N. King)] TJ ET BT 34.016 477.779 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 463.523 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9780521514941)] TJ ET BT 34.016 449.267 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 435.011 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2010)] TJ ET BT 34.016 420.755 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.499 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(55.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.243 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.987 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(288pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.731 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.475 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cambridge University Press)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.219 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.963 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cambridge)] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.707 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.451 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Meraud Ferguson Hand)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj [6 0 R /Fit] endobj 15 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 16 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 542.3597 55.7875 556.3517 67.6675 ] >> endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R ] /Contents 18 0 R >> endobj 18 0 obj << /Length 7533 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(However, it also serves as a taster for her elegant and erudite new general introduction to early English )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(printing, recently issued by British Library Publishing.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 296.684 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 296.684 780.819 m 310.676 780.819 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The first themed section, entitled ?Book format, marketing and the reception of books?, is mainly concerned )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with the economics and expediencies of production. The three essays taken together effect something of a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(miniature paradigm shift ? one which should have broad implications for our understanding of how early-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(modern readers \(and writers\) may have perceived the various possible hierarchies of size, format and overall )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(visual impact. It is clear from the evidence of these essays that the relationship of ?look-and-feel? to content, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(then as now, was not as simple or as straightforwardly economic as many have so far assumed.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 658.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In the first essay, Joseph A. Dane and Alexandra Gillespie effect a gentle but firm debunking of the ?myth of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the cheap quarto? \(p. 25\), demonstrating not only that the economic and production arguments for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(necessarily cheap quartos are weak, but also that this has implications beyond book history. The ?myth?, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(they argue, being a long-standing key point of reference in Shakespeare studies especially, has led to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(assumptions being made about the socio-economic status of early Shakespeare \(and other\) editions: )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(assumptions in particular about the relative affordability and quality of quarto as opposed to folio format )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which are not supported by Dane and Gillespie?s findings. The following essay by Steven K. Galbraith adds )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(further weight to this argument by working in the opposite direction, arguing that if quartos need not have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been ?cheap?, then equally folios need not have been expensive, either. Some, he argues, were merely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(practical solutions to the production of huge texts; others were indeed a form of conspicuous consumption; )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(but still others represented simply the cheapest combination of type and paper for that particular publication, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(large or small. Elizabeth Evenden?s essay on the printing of the second edition of John Foxe?s )] TJ ET BT 490.952 501.605 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Actes and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Monuments)] TJ ET BT 90.008 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(1570\) is less immediately concerned with the issue of format, focussing instead on the textual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(archaeology of Foxe and Day?s tribulations as they attempted to corral this behemoth of a work onto the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(printed page. Indirectly adding force to Galbraith?s argument for a category of ?folios of necessity?, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Evenden goes deep into signature collations and typographical variations to provide vivid evidence for the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ways in which the book grew and evolved even as it was in press.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The second group of essays is entitled ?Print, politics and patronage?, its three essays taking a variety of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(approaches to these themes. Douglas A. Brooks, who sadly passed away while the collection was in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(production, chooses to take a Ben Hur-sized narrative approach at the start, beginning with the Mayas, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mesopotamia and Fifth-Dynasty Egypt, then spiralling gradually inwards to focus on the power play of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tudor monarchs and print, taking a good-natured swipe at the New Historicist critics? love of spectacle )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(along the way. His call for greater focus on the role of the book )] TJ ET BT 341.612 332.789 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(trade)] TJ ET BT 366.944 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in Tudor power-politics might perhaps )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seem belated to book historians; but as Dane and Gillespie?s essay has already suggested, such advice may )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be timely for literary scholars wanting to take closer account of the pragmatisms of print history in their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(work.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Robert J. D. Harding returns the reader to the tangible, tactile world of the physical book, with a small but )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(absorbing foray into the world of binding, looking at instances where the authors themselves had an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(influence on the choice of binding , most especially where the binding itself was intended as an extension of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the message of the text. He notes that this practice was, in fact, rather rare: in most cases, the ?meaning? in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this aspect of a book?s ?materiality? would often have been unconnected to its contents and selected for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more worldly and pragmatic reasons, perhaps relating \(as Jason Scott-Warren will suggest later in this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(collection\) to a purchaser?s more general tastes in colour and textile. Cyndia Clegg?s essay, by contrast, is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interested in the role of the book trade itself as mediator, looking at the relationship between Elizabethan )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(parliaments and the use of printed complaint and counsel literature to attempt a dialogue with the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Elizabethan regime. Less concerned with the materiality of the text than with the capability of print )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(production to respond to specific socio-political circumstances, she focuses interestingly on the importance )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of print technology in the use of timing to effect meaning.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The final section, on ?Reading and religion?, opens with Alexandra Walsham?s lovely essay on printing for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(refutation, where she shows that this practice contributed much to the ?permeability of the boundary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between Catholic and Protestant publishing? \(p. 165\), and turned ?the printed page itself [into] a debating )] TJ ET endstream endobj 19 0 obj [17 0 R /Fit] endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 21 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 296.6837 781.1335 310.6757 793.0135 ] >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 22 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 23 0 R >> endobj 23 0 obj << /Length 7564 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chamber? \(p. 167\). Walsham looks with a clear eye at the increasingly strident arguments between university )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(divines, then contrasts the typographical and stylistic grandiosity of these ?fierce, if tedious and turgid? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(166\) disputes with the mischievousness and informality of the more popular underground Catholic literature. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Manuscript ballads which might have sunk without trace were circulated widely \(and are known to us now\) )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(because they were reproduced in print for the purposes of refutation. Walsham makes the point, though, that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(such ?refutations? may have been little more than lip-service, providing a vehicle for communicating with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(readers who could choose to ignore a Protestant preface in favour of the Catholic main text.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John N. King?s own essay follows, looking at the woodcuts in Foxe?s )] TJ ET BT 373.328 684.677 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Book of Martyrs)] TJ ET BT 451.988 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( ? specifically, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(banderol texts in which King has long been interested. He makes thought-provoking points about the fluidity )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of meaning which might attach to these \(sometimes blank\) banderols, and explores the extent to which the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inserted text was meant to be interpreted as the martyr?s actual words: often, he concludes, it was not, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(representing more a point for contemplation than historical truth. King?s passion for Foxe?s work shows in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(his opening statement that it is the ?best illustrated book produced by the London book trade during the hand )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(press period? \(p. 191\). This does jar slightly: while it is certainly the most troubling, and often the most )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(moving, many readers will surely have their own candidates for that honour. This is perhaps an uncharitable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(quibble, but I have raised it here because it bears on aspects of King?s introduction, to be discussed below.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Andrew Cambers follows King with a sensitive and illuminating discussion of one woman?s reading )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(practices and marginal annotations, looking at Margaret Hoby?s diary and marginal notes and arguing that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?cyclical, oral and above all familial reading was a central component of religious practice in [Hoby?s] )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(household? \(p. 217\). He shows that in the domestic households of the godly the traditional reading practices )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of monastic life lived on in a new form, but also that the Hoby?s annotations can help to recover the manner )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in which she approached her private reading, providing clues as to how influenced she may have been by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(page layout, printed notes, and typographical elements \(such as italicized passages\) in her personal responses )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to a text.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The concluding essay, by Jason Scott-Warren, discusses real and fictional early-modern inventories: the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(place of books within them, and by extension in the owners? domestic spaces. It is the only essay to address )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(directly the more abstract concepts implied in the collection?s subtitle. Scott-Warren makes the very good )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(point that studies of ?libraries? extracted from inventories of a house?s contents do not always reveal the true )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(importance \(or unimportance\) of the books themselves in the owner?s life. One is reminded of Bess of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hardwick?s almost book-free but apparently careful household inventories ? did she truly have no library, or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was it kept safely in chests left unopened when the inventory was taken? For Scott-Warren, inventories )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provide a kind of early-modern ?virtual tour? of a house and its contents, and for him \(and us\), this can )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reveal much about books, their owners, and their cultural/material priorites.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Taken as a whole, the collection is an interesting and valuable contribution to the field; but it does have a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(couple of curious aspects. The introduction, to this reader at least, seems to have been written for a slightly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(different book: it is weighted very heavily towards the history of the introduction of printing, and to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history of Tudor religious publishing in particular. While this is of course a very worthwhile subject, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(some of the essays do indeed focus on this area, the degree of emphasis does not do justice to the breadth of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the collection. As with King?s claim for )] TJ ET BT 229.328 206.741 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Actes and Monuments)] TJ ET BT 335.312 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( and its illustrations, where he is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understandably captivated by the book?s strange and problematic charisma \(but to the detriment of a broader )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(perspective\), in the introduction he seems so enthused by his chosen subject that once again the perspective )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(remains constricted. King?s justification for such heavy emphasis is that religious publishing ?dominated the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(trade in books following 1500? \(p. 6\); this is true, but even if trade dominance were the only criterion of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(importance \(which is debatable\) it does not seem helpful to exclude from a general survey mention of other )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(high-volume areas such as legal publishing \(which included large numbers of year books, collections of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(statutes, and proclamations, as well as legal treatises\), and what would now be termed ?reference? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(publishing \(grammars, chronicles, dictionaries, herbals, and treatises on the sciences, for example\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The corollary to this chosen emphasis is that other aspects are not discussed. The collection?s title, for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(instance, is suggestive of a number of questions worthy of interrogation: the place of books as artefacts in a )] TJ ET endstream endobj 24 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 26 0 R 28 0 R 30 0 R 32 0 R ] /Contents 25 0 R >> endobj 25 0 obj << /Length 3129 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wider material culture is one key area which is addressed directly by Jason Scott-Warren, but in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(introduction not at all. The aesthetic of the codex, especially within the broader Tudor visual culture, is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(crucial to most of the collection?s essays \(including King?s own\), yet this, too, is left unexamined in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(introduction.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This slight criticism, however, should not detract from the overall worth of the collection as a whole: the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(content is varied, rewarding and wide-ranging, and if the book does not achieve the promised )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(comprehensiveness \(too much to ask of a relatively compact essay collection\), it nevertheless provides an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(illuminating and valuable cross-section of current approaches and topics of interest within the field.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 649.779 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 619.162 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 619.157 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lotte Hellinga, )] TJ ET BT 139.676 619.157 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Catalogue of Books Printed in the XVth Century Now in the British Library)] TJ ET BT 502.364 619.157 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 604.901 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2007\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 95.012 604.901 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 95.012 603.507 m 149.000 603.507 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 590.650 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 590.645 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lotte Hellinga, )] TJ ET BT 139.676 590.645 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(William Caxton and Early Printing in England)] TJ ET BT 365.024 590.645 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(London, 2010\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 446.348 590.645 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 446.348 589.251 m 500.336 589.251 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 564.389 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Other reviews:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 550.133 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The Review of Englich Studies)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 34.016 535.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://res.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2010/09/14/res.hgq091.full)] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.016 534.483 m 369.332 534.483 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 372.332 535.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2])] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 531.151 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 513.371 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Source URL:)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 104.672 513.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1048)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 104.672 511.977 m 328.316 511.977 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 487.000 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Links:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 472.600 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([1] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/item/5346)] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.200 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2] http://res.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2010/09/14/res.hgq091.full)] TJ ET endstream endobj 26 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 27 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 95.0117 603.8215 148.9997 615.7015 ] >> endobj 27 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 14 0 R >> endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 29 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 446.3477 589.5655 500.3357 601.4455 ] >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 19 0 R >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 31 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 34.0157 534.7975 369.3317 546.6775 ] >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://res.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2010/09/14/res.hgq091.full) >> endobj 32 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 33 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 104.6717 512.2915 328.3157 524.1715 ] >> endobj 33 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1048) >> endobj xref 0 34 0000000000 65535 f 0000000008 00000 n 0000000073 00000 n 0000000119 00000 n 0000000342 00000 n 0000000379 00000 n 0000000571 00000 n 0000000660 00000 n 0000004829 00000 n 0000004938 00000 n 0000005048 00000 n 0000005157 00000 n 0000008718 00000 n 0000008846 00000 n 0000008930 00000 n 0000008959 00000 n 0000009085 00000 n 0000009121 00000 n 0000009205 00000 n 0000016791 00000 n 0000016821 00000 n 0000016949 00000 n 0000016985 00000 n 0000017050 00000 n 0000024667 00000 n 0000024772 00000 n 0000027954 00000 n 0000028081 00000 n 0000028136 00000 n 0000028264 00000 n 0000028319 00000 n 0000028446 00000 n 0000028568 00000 n 0000028696 00000 n trailer << /Size 34 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R >> startxref 28792 %%EOF