Film, Video Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West

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Title
Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West
Summary
Elizabeth Eisenstein discusses five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers, based on her new book, "Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending" (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011).
Event Date
March 08, 2011
Notes
-  Elizabeth L. Eisenstein is professor emerita of history at the University of Michigan and author of the influential "The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Europe." In 1979, she spent six months at the Library of Congress as the Center for the Book's first scholar-in-residence.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: http://www.read.gov/cfb/
Running Time
1 hours, 14 minutes, 18 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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