The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain

The English Quattrocento

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Reform of the script was central to the humanist agenda - this book suggests a new explanation of its international success.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction: the revival of letters and the uses of palaeography; 1. The eloquent page: humanism and script, humanism and England; 2. Humanist script in England: the first ten years; 3. British barbarians in Italy and Scotland's first humanist; 4. The Dutch connexion: the significance of low countries scribes from Theoderic Werken to Pieter Meghen; 5. The Butcher of England and the learning of Italy: John Tiptoft, Earl of Worcester and the 'pupils of Guarino'; 6. The victory of italic in diplomatic correspondence; 7. Conclusion: beyond humanism, beyond words.

Om forfatteren

David Rundle is Lecturer in Latin and Manuscript Studies at the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent. His previous publications include, as co-author with Ralph Hanna, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts, up to c. 1600, in Christ Church, Oxford (2017).