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    Book destruction from the Medieval to the contemporary

    Smyth, Adam and Partington, Gillian, eds. (2014) Book destruction from the Medieval to the contemporary. New Directions in Book History. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 57-73. ISBN 9781137367655.

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    Book synopsis: This rich and varied collection of essays by scholars and interviews with artists approaches the fraught topic of book destruction from a new angle, setting out an alternative history of the cutting, burning, pulping, defacing and tearing of books from the medieval period to our own age.


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2016 15:17
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:37


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