Writing Matter: From the Hands of the English Renaissance

Writing Matter: From the Hands of the English Renaissance

by Jonathan Goldberg
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

“Some 25 years ago Derrida called for a ‘cultural graphology’ which would study the material practices, institutions, and ideologies of writing. Goldberg takes up this call. . . . He adds a political edge by drawing on ethnographic and sociological themes of writing and literacy as forms of cultural domination. . . . A highly informative and

…  See more details below

Overview

“Some 25 years ago Derrida called for a ‘cultural graphology’ which would study the material practices, institutions, and ideologies of writing. Goldberg takes up this call. . . . He adds a political edge by drawing on ethnographic and sociological themes of writing and literacy as forms of cultural domination. . . . A highly informative and provocative book.”—Shakespeare Yearbook
“A book that will be of use to many.”—English Language Notes

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Some 25 years ago Derrida called for a 'cultural graphology' which would study the material practices, institutions, and ideologies of writing. Goldberg takes up this call. . . . He adds a political edge by drawing on ethnographic and sociological themes of writing and literacy as forms of cultural domination. . . . A highly informative and provocative book."—Shakespeare Yearbook

"A book that will be of use to many."—English Language Notes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804717434
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Edition description:
1
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
15.00(w) x 22.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >