The Perils of Print Culture

Book, Print and Publishing History in Theory and Practice

  • Jason McElligott
  • Eve Patten

Part of the New Directions in Book History book series (NDBH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jason McElligott, Eve Patten
    Pages 1-16
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 238-242

About this book


This collection of essays illustrates various pressures and concerns—both practical and theoretical—related to the study of print culture. Procedural difficulties range from doubts about the reliability of digitized resources to concerns with the limiting parameters of 'national' book history.


culture methods migration novel seventeenth century Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • Jason McElligott
    • 1
  • Eve Patten
    • 2
  1. 1.Marsh’s LibraryDublinIreland
  2. 2.School of EnglishTrinity CollegeDublinIreland

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