M-20. Seminar in Western Codicology - Advance Reading List
Please read the following before coming to class:
Shailor, Barbara A. The Medieval Book: Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. New Haven: Yale University Library, 1988; also available in pb).
Clemens, Raymond and Timothy Graham. Introduction to Manuscript Studies. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 2007. Read Chapters 1 (pp. 3–17), 5 (pp. 71–81) and 9 (pp. 129–134).
For students with insufficient paleographical training: intensive study of the plates and transcriptions of the script samples in the book by Clemens and Graham, cited above (starting with Carolingian script).