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New Publication Cultures in the Humanities

Exploring the Paradigm Shift

Péter Dávidházi

212 pages
Amsterdam University Press
The changes we have seen in recent years in the scholarly publishing world - including the growth of digital publishing and changes to the role and strategies of publishers and libraries alike - represent the most dramatic paradigm shift in scholarly communications in centuries. This volume brings together leading scholars from across the humanities to explore that transformation and consider the challenges and opportunities it brings.
Author Bio
Péter Dávidházi is Head of the Department of 19th-century Literature at the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Schiences, and Professor of English Literature at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. His books include The Romantic Cult of Shakespeare: Literary Reception in Anthropological Perspective (Macmillan, 1998). Delegated to the European Science Foundation (2003-2009), he initiated international workshops to explore changing publication cultures.