Indexers And Indexes In Fact And Fiction
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📒Indexers And Indexes In Fact And Fiction ✍ Hazel K. Bell
✏Indexers and Indexes in Fact and Fiction Book Summary : Bell examines the history of the index and the depiction of the indexer (from diffident drudge to frankly insane) in both fact and fiction. A fascinating look at a previously little-considered element of the book.
📒Indexing Biographies And Other Stories Of Human Lives ✍ Hazel K. Bell
✏Indexing Biographies and Other Stories of Human Lives Book Summary : Stories of human lives can befascinating but frequently difficult to index well. The new, updated fourthedition of Hazel K. Bell's Indexing Biographies is a valuable guide tothe points for consideration when indexing life histories, biographies,autobiographies, letters and other narrative texts. Topics include the indexing offiction, analysis of the text before indexing, names and their various forms,appropriate language choice for index entries, impartiality of the indexer, andhow to treat main characters (through appropriate subheading structure) andminor characters (where strings of locators are sometimes unavoidable). The book also discusses moretechnical matters of index layout, presentation and arrangement of entries,such as how to judge whether alphabetical, chronological, page order orthematic grouping is most appropriate for the text. Examples of good practice andoutstanding indexes are provided throughout. Lists of useful reference worksand relevant articles from The Indexer journal are also suggested. Thereis, of course, a comprehensive index. Indexing Biographies contains fine advice on best indexing practicesfor book indexers, trainee indexers, authors, publishers and all lovers of lifehistories. It is an excellent overview of the complex, important and rewardingtask of indexing such material.
✏British Librarianship and Information Work 2001 2005 Book Summary : This important reference volume covers developments in all aspects of British library and information work during the five year period 2001-2005. The book provides a comprehensive record of library and information management during the past five years and will be essential reading for all scholars, library professionals and students.
📒Editing Fact And Fiction ✍ Leslie T. Sharpe
✏Editing Fact and Fiction Book Summary : Editing Fact and Fiction is a concise, practical guide for people interested in book publishing or already working as editors who want to learn more about the opportunities in various kinds of book editing. Writing in a lively, informal style, two editors with extensive experience in a wide variety of fields--fiction and nonfiction, trade and reference, academic and commercial publishing--explain what editors in different jobs really do. The authors take the reader step by step through the editing process, from manuscript to bound book. They discuss the principles of sound editing and provide many specific examples of how to--and how not to--edit copy. They also give examples of how to deal tactfully with authors and show when editorial restraint is the best intervention. Editing Fact and Fiction is a book to be read, not just referred to. It will be an indispensable guide for anyone thinking about a career in book publishing, a valuable resource for working editors who want to enlarge their knowledge, and a useful tool for senior editors training staff. Leslie T. Sharpe and Irene Gunther are both editors and writers. An experienced trade book editor, Leslie T. Sharpe teaches editing and writing at New York University and Columbia University. She is also a regular contributor to New York Newsday. Irene Gunther was a senior editor at Macmillan Publishing and has extensive experience in reference and college book editing. She is the author of a teenage biography and a contributor to various publications.
📒The New Bibliopolis ✍ Willa Z. Silverman
✏The New Bibliopolis Book Summary : The late-nineteenth century in Europe was a period of profound political, social, and technological change. One result of these changes was the rise in France of an upper-bourgeois bohemian class. Many of its members stimulated interest in unique forms of artistic expression such as illustrated books. On account of their influence, an atmosphere of intense bibliophilic activity came to define French culture at the turn of the century. The New Bibliopolis explores the role of amateurs in promoting the book arts in France during this period. Drawing on extensive original research, Willa Z. Silverman looks at the ways in which book collectors supported print culture. She shows how, through the admiration demonstrated by collectors for this medium, print came to be a crucial part of popular conceptions of aesthetics. As collectors, publishers, authors, designers, and directors of bibliophile societies, reviews, and small presses, these book lovers became passionate and prolific interlocutors of the printed word in a uniquely artistic epoch. Silverman analyzes subjects as diverse as the relationship between book collecting and aesthetic and cultural currents such as Symbolism; the gendered nature of book collecting; the increased collaboration between authors and illustrators; and the marketing of fine books at international exhibits. The New Bibliopolis is an important contribution to the study of book history, French sociocultural history, and fine and decorative arts.
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📒The Book Collector ✍ Philip Gaskell
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📒The Eighteenth Century ✍ Jim Springer Borck
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