HISTORY OF PUBLISHING AND BIBLIOGRAPHY mutuato
STORIA DELLA STAMPA E DELL'EDITORIA
Production, circulation and use of books in Italy during 1800
Produzione, circolazione e uso del libro nell’Italia dell’Ottocento
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|Loretta De Franceschi|
Assigned to the Degree Course
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Lessons aim to develop: the knowledge about manuscripts production; printing birth; the evolution of printing technique and of typography books; printing production and its socio-cultural effects; the features of Italian publishing especially in 1800.
During the course the following topics are considered. Transition from oral to written and print culture. Manuscripts production. Technical, social and cultural aspects of typography. Results of typographical production in the social context. The change of authorship, the role of publisher and other jobs inside typography. The Venetian production and the book trade in 1500. Development of Italian publishing in the following centuries. Publishers and readers in Italy during 1800. Changes of publishing in the last century and today.
Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)
The student must know: the evolution of documents production; writing and printing materials; the typography technique in 1500 and the its following evolution; relationship between printing production and socio-cultural changes; the features of Italian publishing and the circulation of books especially in 1800; the main peculiarity of today publishing.
The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it
Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment
80% of lessons
- Course books
J.F. Gilmont, Dal manoscritto all’ipertesto. Introduzione alla storia del libro e della lettura, Firenze, Le Monnier, 2006
L. De Franceschi, Pubblicare, divulgare, leggere nell’Ottocento italiano, Manziana, Vecchiarelli, 2013
A. Cadioli, G. Vigini, Storia dell’editoria italiana dall’unità a oggi, 2a ed., Milano, Ed. Bibliografica, 2012
Multiple choise test, in order to verify a clear knowledge and comprehension of the topics, concepts and aspects of the discipline.
Additional Information for Non-Attending Students
- Course books
In addition to the previous books, two essays by choise in the volume Nel mondo dei libri. Intellettuali, editoria e biblioteche nel Novecento, a c. di G. Di Domenico e M. Santoro, Manziana, Vecchiarelli, 2010
Oral examination, in order to verify the knowledge and comprehension of the main topics and concepts of the discipline and, moreover, the mastery of its specialist lexicon.
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