Mr James Misson | University of Oxford

Mr James Misson

DPhil Candidate

About

James Misson is a researcher and typographer. His doctoral thesis traces the shift in aesthetics from blackletter to roman fonts in English books during the sixteenth century, uncovering the linguistic and cultural reasons for this shift. He also researches the revolutionary effect of the invention of printing, and modern fonts.

Expertise

  • Typography
  • Fonts
  • Printing revolution
  • Print technology
  • Media
  • Early modern books

Languages

English