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Theorizing the functions of marginalia, Van Hulle observes that they do not necessarily mirror thoughts, but, drawing on Edgar Allan Poe's essay titled "Marginalia," they represent "not so much a copy of the mind but rather .
Buchanan was forty years older than Melville, yet there are some interesting parallels between the two men, as is pointed out by Mason in his article on Melville's marginalia in Buchanan's work.
As Colette Moore observes, since quotation marks were not yet common practice, medieval scribes used rubrication and other forms of marginalia to indicate speech, particularly when that speech carried a great degree of authority.
Looks at a Scottish reader's annotations in a medieval French manuscript of Seneca's tragedies and analyses what the marginalia may reveal about early seventeenth century Scottish literary culture.
Anyone who appreciates old books and has experienced the thrill of discovering centuries-old handwritten marginalia in a copy she was holding would likely agree with Pearson that books' importance extends beyond their content.
However, while Watson investigates how marginalia reflect or reject contemporary thinking about the margins of the British Empire, Hull looks at its very centre, albeit from the perspective of a self-consciously marginal figure, Charles Lamb's Elia.
This capacity to keep the notes and medieval marginalia in the reader's view along with Lydgate's poetry helps to replicate the effect, if not the look, of a medieval manuscript, and makes the electronic version a valuable supplement to the paper volume.
Pero la contribucion mas importante de esta investigacion es, sin duda, el hallazgo de la marginalia de Borges que contienen los libros, que se vuelve inteligible y productiva gracias a los excelentes comentarios y anotaciones de Laura Rosato y German Alvarez.
Two years after we completed collaborative versions of "Thorow" and "Melville's Marginalia," we started work on a longer, at the time unpublished poem entitled "Souls of the Labadie Tract.
In this eloquent contribution to the history of reading, William Sherman situates the practice of marking in books within the larger field of book history, and he utilizes the handwritten marginalia and annotations in early print editions to discuss broadly the conditions, habits, and perceptions of book use in early modern England.
Marginalia is another of the digital revolution's overrated casualties.
Recognizable elements of books--their spines, endpapers, marginalia, illustrations, and pages of text meticulously shredded and recombined--are visible in many of these works, giving them the appearance of tessellated anthologies of bookness In Maud's Fortune, overlaid pinwheels composed of slivered book covers--many bearing pen marks, snatches of phrases, and broken words--seem to spin above a background of yellowed pages, composition-book scraps, and a child's pencil drawing of a locomotive.