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The Resource Memory's library : medieval books in early modern England, Jennifer Summit

Memory's library : medieval books in early modern England, Jennifer Summit

Label
Memory's library : medieval books in early modern England
Title
Memory's library
Title remainder
medieval books in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Summit
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Libraries," wrote Francis Bacon in 1605, "are as the shrines, where all the reliques of the ancient saints, full of true virtue, and that without delusion or imposture, are preserved, and reposed." But in Jennifer Summit's account, libraries are more than inert storehouses of written tradition; they are volatile spaces that actively shaped the meanings and uses of books, reading, and the past. Considering the two-hundred-year period between 1431, which saw the foundation of Duke Humfrey's famous library, and 1631, when the great antiquarian Sir Robert Cotton died, Memory's Library revises the
Member of
Cataloging source
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Summit, Jennifer
Dewey number
027.042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z791.E5
LC item number
S86 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Libraries
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • England
  • England
  • Reformation
  • Book collecting
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Book collecting
  • Books and reading
  • Intellectual life
  • Libraries
  • Reformation
  • England
  • Lesekultur
  • Geistesgeschichte
  • Geistesgeschichte
  • Geistesgeschichte
  • Bibliothek
  • Bibliothek
  • Bibliothek
  • Bibliothek
  • Leseverhalten
  • England
  • Bibliothek
Label
Memory's library : medieval books in early modern England, Jennifer Summit
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-328) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : libraries of memory -- Lydgate's libraries : Duke Humfrey, Bury St. Edmunds, and The fall of princes -- The lost libraries of English humanism : More, Starkey, Elyot -- Reading Reformation : the libraries of Matthew Parker and Edmund Spenser -- A library of evidence : Robert Cotton's medieval manuscripts and the generation of seventeenth-century prose -- "Cogitation against libraries" : Bacon, the Bodleian, and the weight of the medieval past -- Coda : memories of libraries
Control code
309882042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226781723
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a939d92d-19cc-410c-b834-f27d675a9763
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309882042
Label
Memory's library : medieval books in early modern England, Jennifer Summit
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-328) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : libraries of memory -- Lydgate's libraries : Duke Humfrey, Bury St. Edmunds, and The fall of princes -- The lost libraries of English humanism : More, Starkey, Elyot -- Reading Reformation : the libraries of Matthew Parker and Edmund Spenser -- A library of evidence : Robert Cotton's medieval manuscripts and the generation of seventeenth-century prose -- "Cogitation against libraries" : Bacon, the Bodleian, and the weight of the medieval past -- Coda : memories of libraries
Control code
309882042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226781723
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a939d92d-19cc-410c-b834-f27d675a9763
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309882042

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