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Communication

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 Discussion topics and Essay questions

  • Was there a print 'revolution'?
  • To what degree did print continue to interact with manuscript and oral cultures?
  • How did print change people's access to information and knowledge in early modern Europe?
  • To what degree did changes in communication affect different social groups?

Documents

**NOTE: Some eresources are accessible only on-campus or via off-campus proxies or the athens service**

Texts

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Images

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Audio and Video links


Secondary literature

Selected Key Texts

Further Reading

a) Early Modern Print Culture and Communication
b) Oral and Manuscript cultures
c) Literacy

Module Forum

Module Homepage

E-Resources

Chronology


External Links

Centre for Editing Lives and Letters - project focused on digitising correspondence and letters

Early 18th century newspaper reports - sourcebook of newspaper accounts

English Broadside and Ballad Archive - digital collection of seventeenth century broadsides and ballads

French Political Pamphlets, 1547-1626 - digital collection of French political pamphlets

Publishers, Printers, and the Printed Book - resource exploring the ways printers and publishers shaped presentation of printed plays

British Book Trade Index - biographical and trade details of those who worked in the English and Welsh book trades before 1851

Women in the Book Trade - details of women's involvement in the early modern book trade

The Atlas of Early Printing - interactive map detailing the spread of prining over 15thC

Woodcuts in early printed books at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - short article