Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

7. Between the Textual and the Visual: Borderlines of Late Antique Book Iconicity

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Zeev Elitzur

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This chapter describes two modes of crossing the boundaries between the book as an object of reading and the book as an object of viewing. In both traditions, the iconic dimension of the book bypasses the textual level and highlights the visual level.

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Elitzur, Zeev. 7. Between the Textual and the Visual: Borderlines of Late Antique Book Iconicity. Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC). Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 135-150 May 2013. ISBN 9781781792544. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21411. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21411. May 2013

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