CFP Special Session, Manuscript and Early Print Interactions, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2014

Deadline: 14 September 2013

Manuscript and Early Print Interactions- Special Session, 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo May 2014

In the first few centuries after the advent of print, manuscript and print cultures existed side by side. Paper proposals are invited on any aspect of manuscript and early print interactions in any language, on any kind of text (i.e, literary, medical, scientific).

Papers might consider, but are no means limited to:

–        Attitudes to, and anxieties about, early print in comparison with manuscripts

–        Manuscripts copied from prints

–        Joint manuscript and print codices

–        The influence of manuscript mis-en-page on printing practices and vice versa

–        The cultural cachet attached to manuscripts after the arrival of print

–        Surreptitious manuscript copies of seditious or private texts after the advent of print

Please send abstracts of no more than 250 words to mary.wellesley.09@ucl.ac.uk, by 14 September 2013.

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