The Resource Gutenberg's fingerprint : paper, pixels and the lasting impression of books, Merilyn Simonds

Gutenberg's fingerprint : paper, pixels and the lasting impression of books, Merilyn Simonds

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Gutenberg's fingerprint : paper, pixels and the lasting impression of books
Title
Gutenberg's fingerprint
Title remainder
paper, pixels and the lasting impression of books
Statement of responsibility
Merilyn Simonds
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Language
eng
Summary
"Four seismic shifts have rocked human communication: the invention of writing, the alphabet, mechanical type and the printing press, and digitization. Poised over this fourth transition, e-reader in one hand, perfect-bound book in the other, Merilyn Simonds --author, literary maven, and early adopter --asks herself: what is lost and what is gained as paper turns to pixel? Gutenberg's Fingerprint trolls the past, present, and evolving future of the book in search of an answer. Part memoir and part philosophical and historical exploration, the book finds its muse in Hugh Barclay, who produces gorgeous books on a hand-operated antique letterpress. As Simonds works alongside this born-again Gutenberg, and with her son to develop a digital edition of the same book, her assumptions about reading, writing, the nature of creativity, and the value of imperfection are toppled. Gutenberg's Fingerprint is a timely and fascinating book that explores the myths, inventions, and consequences of the digital shift and how we read today."--Jacket
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic formats.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
302.23/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z232.B273
LC item number
S56 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Gutenberg's fingerprint : paper, pixels and the lasting impression of books, Merilyn Simonds
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Gutenberg's fingerprint : paper, pixels and the lasting impression of books, Merilyn Simonds
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-377)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Hugh, me and the book -- Paper -- Type -- Ink -- Press -- Book -- Lasting impressions
Control code
ocn960097276
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?type=xw12&client=780-496-1833&isbn=9781770413528&upc=&oclc=%28OCoLC%29960097276/LC.JPG
Dimensions
22 cm.
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
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Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9781770413528
Lccn
2017380966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)960097276

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