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The Resource Space between words : the origins of silent reading, Paul Saenger

Space between words : the origins of silent reading, Paul Saenger

Label
Space between words : the origins of silent reading
Title
Space between words
Title remainder
the origins of silent reading
Statement of responsibility
Paul Saenger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-
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Saenger, Paul Henry
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1003
LC item number
.S13 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Figurae
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  • Books and reading
  • Silent reading
Label
Space between words : the origins of silent reading, Paul Saenger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-448) and indexes
Contents
Introduction -- The nomenclature of word separation -- Complements to word separation by space -- Insular culture and word separation in the seventh and eighth centuries -- Exceptions to continental aerated text formats in the ninth and tenth centuries -- The origins of continental word separation, 950-1300 -- Word separation and the transcription of numbers and music -- The early protoscholastics -- The proliferation of word separation in the eleventh century -- The spread of word separation from England to the low countries and Lorraine -- The spread of word separation from England to northern France -- Cluniac monasticism: eastern and southern France -- Italy -- Reading and writing in northern Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries -- Written culture at the end of the middle ages -- Appendix: Characteristics relating to word separation in manuscripts surveyed
Control code
35548786
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 480 p.
Isbn
9780804726535
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96035088
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Space between words : the origins of silent reading, Paul Saenger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-448) and indexes
Contents
Introduction -- The nomenclature of word separation -- Complements to word separation by space -- Insular culture and word separation in the seventh and eighth centuries -- Exceptions to continental aerated text formats in the ninth and tenth centuries -- The origins of continental word separation, 950-1300 -- Word separation and the transcription of numbers and music -- The early protoscholastics -- The proliferation of word separation in the eleventh century -- The spread of word separation from England to the low countries and Lorraine -- The spread of word separation from England to northern France -- Cluniac monasticism: eastern and southern France -- Italy -- Reading and writing in northern Europe in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries -- Written culture at the end of the middle ages -- Appendix: Characteristics relating to word separation in manuscripts surveyed
Control code
35548786
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 480 p.
Isbn
9780804726535
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96035088
Other physical details
ill.

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