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By Lotte Hellinga, J. B. Trapp

ISBN-10: 0521573467

ISBN-13: 9780521573467

This quantity provides a set of essays with an summary of the century-and-a-half among the loss of life of Chaucer in 1400 and the incorporation of the Stationers' corporation in 1557. during this time of swap the manuscript tradition of Chaucer's day used to be changed through an atmosphere within which published books may develop into the norm. This quantity lines the transition and discerns styles of the place, why and the way books have been written, published, certain, received, learn and handed from hand at hand with specific emphasis on imports and hyperlinks with the Continent.

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