Writing Matter: From the Hands of the English Renaissance

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Stanford University Press, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 349 pages
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Contents

Instruments of the Hand
57
Ludovico Arrighi La Operina di Ludovico Vicentino A19 recto
71
Guilantonio Hercolani Essemplare Utile 2
72
Giovanniantonio Tagliente Lo presente libra insegna
74
Juan Yciar Arte Subtilissima sig D6 verso
77
Juan Yciar Arte Subtilissima title page
79
Ludovico Arrighi La Operina di Ludovico Vicentino A2O verso
81
Juan de la Cuesta Tratado y Libro 3 verso
84
Jean de Beau Chesne and John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes of Hands title page
154
Urban Wyss Libellus Valde Doctus A4 recto
159
Sir Hugh Platt The JewellHouse of Art and Nature p 45
161
John Foxe Acts and Monuments Preface detail C
165
Inventions of the Hand
171
Antonio Romano Giardino de Scrittori second portrait frontispiece
179
Edmond Willis An Abreviation of Writing title page
209
Giovambattista Palatino Libra Nuovo K 2 verso and K3 recto
213

Andreas Vesalius De hutnani corporis fabrica 6 verso
87
Jean de Beau Chesne and John Baildon A Booke Containing Divers Sortes of Hands sig A3 recto
93
Guilantonio Hercolani Lo Scrittor Utile f 4
94
Urban Wyss Libellus Valde Doctus C3 recto
102
Gerardus Mercator Literarum Latinarum fols Bi verso and B2 recto
103
WolfFgang Fugger Ein Ouklich und Wolgegrundt Formular
104
Richard Gethinge Calligraphotechnia fol 2 verso
106
John Davies The Writing Schoolemaster p 17
107
Institutions of the Hand
109
Device of JeanAntoine Baartwijck fol 97 recto Pembroke MS 113
133
FOUR
138
Giovambaptista Verini La Ultissima Opera title page
143
Giovambaptista Verini La Ultissima Opera title page
144
Esther Inglis selfportrait MS Bodley 990 p xv
151
Esther Inglis Octonaries Upon the Vanitie title page verso
152
Jodocus Hondius Theatrum Artis Scribendi title page
220
John Davies Writing Schoolemaster title page
224
Giacomo Franco Del Franco Modo di Scrivere p 42
227
Theodore De Bry Alphebeta et characteres Ni recto
228
FIVE
231
Eustachio Cellebrino modo d Imparare di Scrivere title page
238
Sigismondo Fanti Theorica et Pratica 8 verso
239
Cupids Messenger title page
256
Jan van den Velde Spieghel der Schrijjkonste signature plate
274
Martin Billingsley The Pens Excellencie frontispiece
277
Zoran Orlic Roland Barthes from Le Monde September 27 1973
286
Notes
321
Index
343
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JONATHAN GOLDBERG is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in the Department of English and Director, Studies in Sexualities, at Emory University. The most recent of his many books is "The Seeds of Things" (Fordham).

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