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Sarah Hertz

Acknowledgements

To Bridget, for her brilliant insight, time, and encouragement. To Heidi, who measured out my thesis in laughs and coffee spoons. To …

Creative Reading

“There is creative reading as well as creative writing.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson This essay, like every other, begins as an empty space. …

Pages

Margins At its most basic level, the page is a unit of measurement: the page is the means by which we classify …

Bookshelves

Pages Unbound Picture a glass jar, transparent and self-contained: the formal unity and crystallized perfection of a beautifully bound book. Drop the …

Mapping the Book-space

And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold: And ice, mast-high, came floating by, As green as …

Facsimiles

“Technologies are not mere exterior aids but also interior transformations of consciousness, and never more than when they affect the word.” –Walter J. …

Notes to the Text

There are notes and notes, of course: notes to oneself and notes to others; notes taken, made, jotted, and passed. Mash, doctor’s, suicide, …

Bibliography

☞ NB hyperlinked in-text citations do not correspond with the edition referenced. Any failure to cite page numbers is due to lack …