The Clothing of Books

How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer.

The Clothing of Books

The Clothing of Books

How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the role of the uniform; explains what book jackets and design have come to mean to her; and how, sometimes, “the covers become a part of me.”

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The Clothing of Books
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Jhumpa Lahiri
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

How do you clothe a book? In this deeply personal reflection, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jhumpa Lahiri explores the art of the book jacket from the perspectives of both reader and writer. Probing the complex relationships between text and image, author and designer, and art and commerce, Lahiri delves into the
The Clothing of the Renaissance World
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Cesare Vecellio, Margaret F. Rosenthal, Ann Rosalind Jones
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

A tour de force of scholarship and book production: an essential reference for anyone interested in costume history, Renaissance studies, theater, and ethnography.
The Dress Detective
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ingrid Mida, Alexandra Kim
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-19 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Dress Detective is the first practical guide to analyzing fashion objects, clearly demonstrating how their close analysis can enhance and enrich interdisciplinary research. This accessible book provides readers with the tools to uncover the hidden stories in garments, setting out a carefully developed research methodology specific to dress, and
Reports. Arranged in counties. (Vol.26. County of Oxford. County of Rutland).
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Commissioners for inquiry into charities
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1839 - Publisher:

Books about Reports. Arranged in counties. (Vol.26. County of Oxford. County of Rutland).
The History and Art of Bookbinding
Language: en
Pages: 20
Authors: Henry Benjamin Wheatley
Categories: Bookbinding
Type: BOOK - Published: 1880 - Publisher:

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