Tag Archives: Vienna

Norbert Bachleitner: Censorship of Literature in Austria 1751–1848. Leiden/Boston: Brill 2022.

In 2017, Norbert Bachleitner, Professor emeritus of Comparative Literature at the University of Vienna, Austria, wrote the book Die literarische Zensur in Österreich von 1751 bis 1848, as we indicated on this blog. Daniel Syrovy, Petr Píša and Michael Wögerbauer contributed chapters. Censorship dominated literature, culture and science during the Habsburg monarchy. Bachleitner looks at […]

New publication: Madl, C./Pisa, P./Wögerbauer, M.: Buchwesen in Böhmen 1749–1848. Kommentiertes Verzeichnis der Drucker, Buchhändler, Buchbinder, Kupfer- und Steindrucker. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2020 (Buchforschung. Beiträge zum Buchwesen in Österreich. 11).

This catalogue of all printers, bookbinders, booksellers and publishers in Bohemia and its capital Prague (1749-1848) is a follow-up to the reference work Buchwesen in Wien 1750-1850 by Peter R. Frank and Johannes Frimmel. In addition to the companies and their owners, extensive data has been collected on very small businesses and their employees, without […]

Conference: PAGES, VIEWS. Current Research on History and Trends of PHOTO/BOOK/ALBUM, Vienna, 10 June 2016

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (German Photographic Association, DGPh), an open forum for all people interested in photography, will be holding a bilingual (German-English) conference on photo books (historical perspectives and contemporary perspectives) in Vienna in June, in co-operation with European Society for the History of Photography (ESHPh). The international roster of the conference includes speakers […]

Society for Book Research in Austria, Vienna

Guest Post by Murray G. Hall (Gesellschaft für Buchforschung in Österreich/Institut für Germanistik, Universität Wien) The Gesellschaft für Buchforschung in Österreich is the only institution in Austria which deals exclusively with book history. Its aim is to promote in-depth research on the book trade in Austria and to co-ordinate studies in the field as well […]