Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy holidays and all the best for 2016 from the Book History and Print Culture Network

Dear followers and visitors, Thank you for your continued support in 2015! With 13,079 views (and counting!) by over 3,500 individual visitors from a wide variety of countries in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Australasia, we feel that we have truly achieved our goal of making book history and print culture research […]

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XXIst Mainzer Kolloquium: lyrik.buch.markt. 29 January 2016, JGU Mainz

Is there a market for poetry? Poetry is generally considered an outsider in the book industry. But since Jan Wagner received the award of the Leipzig Book Fair, poetry has been discussed widely again. The time has come to seriously consider the economics of poetry and ask, how market-friendly poems are produced, designed, funded and […]

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New publication: Authorship and digital literature by Heiko Zimmermann

Heiko Zimmermann (Uni Trier) has just published a monograph on authorship and digital literature which may be of interest to our followers and readers. More precisely, the book deals with the changing role(s) of author/reader/text within literature that is increasingly using the digital sphere as a space for aesthetic expression. Zimmermann develops and proposes a […]