Film, Video From Divine Art to Printing Machine and Beyond

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Title
From Divine Art to Printing Machine and Beyond
Summary
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein offers an authoritative and highly readable account of five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers in her new book, "Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending."
Event Date
July 15, 2011
Notes
-  Elizabeth Eisenstein is professor emerita of history at the University of Michigan. In 1979 she spent six months at the Library of Congress as the Center for the Book's first scholar-in-residence. In addition to "The Printing Press as an Agent of Change," her books include "The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe" (1983) and "Grub Street Abroad: Aspects of the French Cosmopolitan Press from the Age of Louis XIV to the French Revolution" (1992). In 2007 the University of Massachusetts Press, in association with the Center for the Book, published "Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth Eisenstein," edited by Sabrina Alcorn Baron, Eric N. Lindquist and Eleanor F. Shevlin.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: http://www.read.gov/cfb/
Running Time
57 minutes, 41 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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