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The Elements of Typographic Style free pdf Renowned typographer and poet Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining the practical, theoretical, and historical, this edition is completely updated, with a thorough revision and updating of the longest chapter.

About Robert Bringhurst

Robert Bringhurst is a poet, typographer, linguist, critic, designer, translator, teacher, and cultural historian. He has published more than thirty books, eighteen of them books of poetry. His book, "The Black Canoe, " a study of Bill Reid s sculpture, is a classic of Native American art history and his book "The Elements of Typographic Style" is considered the bible for typographers the world over. In Canada, Bringhurst is best known for his groundbreaking study of Native Canadian oral literature, "A Story As Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World" (1999), a work that startled many readers and sparked intense academic and public debate. Two volumes of translation from classical Haida complete the trilogy: "Nine Visits to the Mythworld" and "Being In Being." In 2004, the trilogy earned Bringhurst the Edward Sapir Prize, awarded by the Society for Linguistic Anthropology. Among his more recent books of poetry is "Ursa Major" (2003), a multilingual work in which characters tell simultaneous stories in English, Latin, Greek, and Cree. Born in Los Angeles in 1946, Robert Bringhurst was brought to Canada at the age of five, raised largely in Alberta, and has lived and worked in British Columbia since 1973. He currently lives near Heriot Bay on Quadra Island."

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Author : Robert Bringhurst
Publisher : Hartley
Data Published : 01 January 2013
ISBN : 0881792128
EAN : 9780881792126
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 398 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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