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In the digital age, it has become more important than ever before to understand how the medium affects the text. The expert contributors to this volume provide a clear, engrossing and accessible insight into how the texts we read and study are created, shaped and transmitted to us.
At last-a writing and publishing book directed specifically for the mental health professional!
When Gandhi as a young lawyer in South Africa began fashioning the tenets of his political philosophy, he was absorbed by a seemingly unrelated enterprise: creating a newspaper, Indian Opinion. In Gandhi's Printing Press Isabel Hofmeyr provides an account of how this footnote to a career shaped the man who...
By Jenny McKay
This volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the magazine industry. Tracing the development of magazine publishing, the author explores the business of magazines and the role of the magazine journalist.
Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late-Victorian Print Culture focuses on British radical print from approximately 1880 to 1910, and argues that the literary community that formed around these periodicals was an attempt on the part of radical writers and editors to seize the means of print production on a "slow"-that...
This book presents a comprehensive review of the integrated approach publishers take to support and improve communications within academic and professional publishing.
By Darcy Cullen
By bringing together academic experts and experienced practitioners, including editorial specialists, scholarly publishing professionals, and designers, Editors, Scholars, and the Social Text offers indispensable insight into the past and future of academic communication.
By Hu Yang
As the birthplace of moveable-type printing, China has some claim to being the homeland of publishing. Yang Hu and Xiao Yang provide a comprehensive introduction to the origins and development of printing and publication in China from ancient to modern times, complemented throughout with full colour illustrations.
By Sylvia Beach
Founder of the Left Bank bookstore Shakespeare and Company and the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses, Sylvia Beach was a legendary nurturer of literary talent. In this first collection of her letters, we witness Beach's day-to-day dealings as bookseller and publisher to expatriate Paris. Her friends and patrons included...