BIROn - Birkbeck Institutional Research Online

    Pilgrims' books

    Bale, Anthony (2020) Pilgrims' books. In: Gillespie, A. and Lynch, D. (eds.) The Unfinished Book. Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198830801.

    [img] Text
    31721.pdf - Author's Accepted Manuscript
    Restricted to Repository staff only

    Download (283kB) | Request a copy

    Abstract

    This chapter explores reading and writing on the move, through the transnational medium of pilgrims' books. I consider evidence of pilgrims reading and drafting during their travels and using reading and writing materials during and after their journeys. In particular I look at the ways in which pilgrimage was a stimulus to writing as well as to reading, and a process that put the material facets of textual production into a variety of dynamic and often surprising relations with communities of readers and writers.

    Metadata

    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): pilgrimage, travel, customization, medieval, manuscripts, transnational
    School: School of Arts > English, Theatre and Creative Writing
    Depositing User: Anthony Bale
    Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2021 11:48
    Last Modified: 11 Jun 2021 07:09
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/31721

    Statistics

    Downloads
    Activity Overview
    1Download
    19Hits

    Additional statistics are available via IRStats2.

    Archive Staff Only (login required)

    Edit/View Item Edit/View Item