bibliophobia


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bibliophobia

(ˌbɪblɪəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
an aversion to books

bibliophobia

an abnormal dislike for books.
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Klancher's account of these institutions and administrators pulses with strange manias--bibliomania and bibliophobia, the fascinating "black letter reading" rage, the "biblioclasty" involved in the process of extra-illustration--all of them wrestling with the explosion of new print technologies and markets, their diverging publics, and their relation to other popular media.
Other unusual conditions include papyrophobia, the fear of paper, and bibliophobia, the fear of books.
Catherine, Kinghton's Lollards, and the Breaking of Idols"; Michael Camille, "The Iconoclast's Desire: Deguileville's Idolatry in France and England"; Wendy Scase, "Writing and the 'Poetics of Spectacle': Political Epiphanies in the Arrivall of Edward IV and Some Contemporary Lancastrian and Yorkist Texts"; Brian Cummings, "Iconoclasm and Bibliophobia in the English Reformation, 1521-58"; and David Wallace, "Afterword.