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24. Native Hawaiian and Sicilian. Midwest. Queer. History student. Bibliophile. Vegan.
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Hugh asks the reader to expose himself to the light emanating from the page, ut agnoscat seipsum, so that he may recognize himself, acknowledge his self. In the light of wisdom that brings the page to glow, the self of the reader will catch fire, and in its light the reader will recognize himself.

Ivan Illich, In the Vineyard of the Text (A Commentary to Hugh’s Didascalicon)

Bookishness ‘n shit. Illich “reveals a twelfth-century revolution as sweeping as that brought about by the invention of the printing press and equal in magnitude only to the changes of the computer age—the transition from reading as a vocal, group activity performed in the monastery to reading as a predominantly silent activity performed by and for individuals”-back of the book.

The innovations which allowed for silent reading thus began the “Age of the Heretic”, only strengthened by the invention of the printing press.


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