bibliophobia


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bibliophobia

(ˌbɪblɪəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
an aversion to books

bibliophobia

an abnormal dislike for books.
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(35) Tom Shippey, "Bibliophobia: Hatred of the Book in the Middle Ages," William Matthews Memorial Lectures, Birkbeck University of London, 1999, http://www.bbk.ac.uk/events/matthews/tom_shippey, part 1, The Canterbury Tales.
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.