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15th-century printed Italian editions of Aesopian texts

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Catalogue and analysis of the textual and iconographic transmission within the 15cBOOKTRADE Project
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My thesis provides the first comprehensive and detailed account of the impact of the introduction of movable-type printing on the production and circulation of Aesopian texts in Italy in the second half of the 15th century.

It highlights how the introduction of the new medium did not correspond, at least within the first decades, to a standardisation in the written circulation of the rich Aesopian corpus; on the contrary, it fostered the composition of new versions, translations and...

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Matilde Malaspina More by this author

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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