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Robert Bringhurst

Forfatter af The Elements of Typographic Style

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Robert Bringhurst was born October 16, 1946, in the ghetto of South Central Los Angeles and raised in the mountain and desert country of Alberta, Montana, Utah, Wyoming and British Columbia. He spent ten years as an undergraduate, studying physics, architecture and linguistics at the Massachusetts vis mere Institute of Technology, philosophy and oriental languages at the University of Utah, and comparative literature at Indiana University, which gave him a Bachelor of Arts in 1973. He had published two books of poems before entering the writing program at the University of British Columbia, which awarded him an MFA in 1975. From 1977 to 1980 he taught writing and English literature at UBC, and after that, made his living as a typographer. He has also been poet-in-residence and writer-in-residence at several universities in North America and Europe. His book, The Elements of Typographic Style is considered a standard text in its field, and Black Canoe is one of the classics in the field of Native American art history. He received the Macmillan Prize for Poetry in 1975. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Værker af Robert Bringhurst

The Elements of Typographic Style (1992) 2,011 eksemplarer
The Raven Steals the Light (1984) 252 eksemplarer
Solitary Raven: The Essential Writings of Bill Reid (2000) — Redaktør — 29 eksemplarer
Selected Poems (2009) 27 eksemplarer
What Is Reading For? (2011) 23 eksemplarer
Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music (1986) 15 eksemplarer
The Ridge (2023) 5 eksemplarer
The Typographic Mind 2 eksemplarer
Tzuhalem's Mountain (1982) 2 eksemplarer
Bergschrund 1 eksemplar
Waterfall one 1 eksemplar
Learning to Die 1 eksemplar
The Shipwright's Log (1972) 1 eksemplar
Eight Objects (1975) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

The Form of the Book: Essays on the Morality of Good Design (1975) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver188 eksemplarer
Being in Being : The Collected Works of a Master Haida Mythteller (Skaay of the Qquuna (2001) — Oversætter, nogle udgaver34 eksemplarer
Night: A Literary Companion (2009) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
Parenthesis 34, Spring 2018 (2018) — Reviewer — 5 eksemplarer
Parenthesis 31 (2016) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Parenthesis 17 — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Parenthesis 32, Spring 2017 (2017) — Reviewer — 3 eksemplarer
Parenthesis 4, April 2000 (2000) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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emilymcmc | 19 andre anmeldelser | Jun 24, 2023 |
Excellent, comprehensive, beautifully typeset (as you'd expect). Maybe slightly over-prescriptive, but I guess that's part of the charm.
hierogrammate | 19 andre anmeldelser | Jan 31, 2022 |
An erudite manual on typesetting and typography. An excellent book for the budding (and serious) type/font student. I'm not sure I'm one of those, but I think I now at least have a greater appreciation for typographical conventions and a well-designed font set.
stevepilsner | 19 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2022 |
I'm sure it's only the tip of the iceberg, but the book is engrossing enough that I now cast my amateur eye at any piece of text that floats my way. The author knows his stuff; better yet, he weaves humour and passion into what could have been a very dry introductory text.

Although there is a glossary in the back, I would have appreciated more graceful (read: the existence of) introductions to many of the technical terms. There were a few that weren't defined in the glossary and I had to go hunting for the meanings myself.

Other than that, I highly recommend this book for someone with a little bit of patience and a lot of tolerance towards never being able to look at text the same way again.
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NaleagDeco | 19 andre anmeldelser | Dec 13, 2020 |



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