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The Written World: How Literature Shaped History

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Hardback with dust jacket. A few small, faint marks to dust jacket. Light shelf wear. Pages are clean, bright and free from notes. Book and dust jacket are in very good condition.

You're likely to list the invention of paper, the printing press and the world wide web as major influences on the way we share stories. You probably wouldn't include Malian singers, American astronauts, Greek generals, Japanese courtiers, and Spanish adventurers. And yet all of them played a crucial role in shaping and spreading literature as we know it today. 'The Written World' tells the riveting story of the development of literature, where stories intersect with writing technologies like clay, stone, parchment, paper, printing presses, and computers.

London, UK: Granta Publications (2017)
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Author(s):
Martin Puchner
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783783133
ISBN-13:
9781783783137
Number of pages:
410
Publisher:
Granta
Title:
The Written World: How Literature Shaped History

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Hardback with dust jacket. A few small, faint marks to dust jacket. Light shelf wear. Pages are clean, bright and free from notes. Book and dust jacket are in very good condition.

You're likely to list the invention of paper, the printing press and the world wide web as major influences on the way we share stories. You probably wouldn't include Malian singers, American astronauts, Greek generals, Japanese courtiers, and Spanish adventurers. And yet all of them played a crucial role in shaping and spreading literature as we know it today. 'The Written World' tells the riveting story of the development of literature, where stories intersect with writing technologies like clay, stone, parchment, paper, printing presses, and computers.

London, UK: Granta Publications (2017)
First Edition

Author(s):
Martin Puchner
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1783783133
ISBN-13:
9781783783137
Number of pages:
410
Publisher:
Granta
Title:
The Written World: How Literature Shaped History

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