Centre for the History of the Book

Speakers and Abstracts

A full list of the speakers at the symposium and abstracts for the papers being presented.

Elaine Treharne

Distant and Resistant Reading

Christina Lupton

When Do We Read?

Adam Smyth

Reading the provisionality of early modern print.

Rita Felski

Identification: A Defense

Jason Scott-Warren

Commonplacing and Originality: Making Sense of Francis Meres

Evelyne Ender

Barthes’s Way: When Hermeneutics Lost Its Aura

Deidre Lynch

Beauties, Scraps, and Slips: Notes towards a history of partial readers and readings