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The Justification of Johann Gutenberg

A Novel

by Blake Morrison

  • 191 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Historical Fiction,
  • Morrison, Blake - Poems & Criticism,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9239990M
    ISBN 100060935715
    ISBN 109780060935719
    OCLC/WorldCa228091854

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Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press, was arguably the most important and significant personage in the history of the prior millennium and, to anyone who loves books, a /5(7). The Justification of Johann Gutenberg by Blake Morrison is well written, insightful and believable.

I learned something of Gutenberg's times even if the details of his life have been mostly created from the writer's imagination. A good read this book taught me new things.

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THE JUSTIFICATION OF JOHANN GUTENBERG By Blake Morrison London: Charro & Windus, ISBN # (paper) pages. Comments by Bob Corbett November Blake Morrison presents this novel as an auto-biographical statement by Johann Gutenberg, justifying his life, mainly to himself.

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Blake Morrison has woven a stunning novel around the few facts known about the life and work of Johann Gensfleisch (aka Gutenberg), master printer, charmer.

THE JUSTIFICATION OF JOHANN GUTENBERG. [Blake Morrison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First U.S. edition. Morrison has written a stunning novel around the few facts known about the life and work of Johann Gensfleisch. Gutenberg dictates his justification and apologia - ironically enough - to pretty young scribes, who have the power not only to reject an old man's advances but also to change his words, since with 3/5(3).

In a first novel that is both dazzling in its artistry and pure enchantment for the reader, Blake Morrison has woven a stunning narrative around the few facts that are known about the life and work of Johann Gensfleisch of Gutenberg.

Morrison gives us Gutenberg's testament - his justification and apologia - dictated, ironically enough, to the kind of young scribe whom his 3/5(3). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Autobiography of Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

The Justification of Johann Gutenberg is an apt title for this marvel of a book. British author Blake Morrison is well known for his memoir, And When Did You Last See Your Father.

In his first novel, he chronicles a fictitious account of the inventor Johann Gutenberg. Aroundin the city of Mainz, a man was born whose heretical invention was to change history.

Some sixty years later he died — robbed of his business, his printing presses, and, so he thought, his immortality. In his dazzling first novel, Morrison gives us Gutenberg’s “testament” — his justification, dictated to one of the young scribes his invention will soon put out of work.3/5(3).

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (/ ˈɡuːtənbɜːrɡ /; c. – February 3, ) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the Printing Revolution and is regarded as a Born: Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden.

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What I fear is that death will rub out what I have done, till not a trace of me is left upon the earth.’. Aroundin the city of Mainz, a man was born whose heretical invention - moveable metal type - was to alter the course of civilisation.