Disseminated and re-circulated: popular culture in script and print

18 November 2017 9.00am 6.00pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Kathryn Gleadle, Andrea Immel, Mark Jenner, Freyja Cox Jensen, James Raven (moderator), Catriona Seth, Jill Shefrin, Tessa Whitehouse

Contact:

Janet Walwyn | 01865 287156 | Janet Walwyn | janet.walwyn@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Description

Looking at diverse forms of script and print, from bestsellers and children's books to scrapbooks, educational ephemera and civic documents. This colloquium will examine how print and manuscript cultures enabled and influenced the dissemination, absorption and recirculation of popular culture - broadly defined - with eighteenth century audiences of different ages and conditions. Reflecting popular interpretations, playing to popular taste and addressing every conceivable subject.

For more information, please download the disseminated and re-circulated event programme.

RBS logoThe colloquium is made possible by generous funding from the RBC Foundation, supporting the RBC Foundation-Bodleian Fellowships for research in the Special Collections of the Bodleian Libraries.

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