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Bulletin article on the Book History and Print Culture Collaborative Program

January 25, 2011 News No Comments

“When we think about literature, we naturally think of books. If literature is viewed as an account of how people thought about things in the past, then what is book history? What fascinates book historians? Is it the ideas contained within a book, the insight into another time, another place? Not exactly; they are concerned with the material form of the written word. Whether it’s Sumerian clay tablets, scrolls, codices or today’s electronic readers, book historians examine all facets of the book and its related activities.”  You can read more here.

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