Marginalia is for lovers

We read with our hands
invisiblestories:

Anna Maria Johnson’s annotations on a page of Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Read the beautiful essay at Numero Cinq.

invisiblestories:

Anna Maria Johnson’s annotations on a page of Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Read the beautiful essay at Numero Cinq.

mediumaevum:

Making lists and diagrams out of long reads is not a 21st century student invention. It is one of the most common forms of marginalia found in medieval manuscripts.
Image: Deventer, Athenaeumbibliotheek, 101 F 23 KL (12th c): diagram, 13th century

mediumaevum:

Making lists and diagrams out of long reads is not a 21st century student invention. It is one of the most common forms of marginalia found in medieval manuscripts.

Image: Deventer, Athenaeumbibliotheek, 101 F 23 KL (12th c): diagram, 13th century

We have all seized the white perimeter as our own

—Marginalia by Billy Collins

Scribbling in the Margins