John Murray II's experience of publishing women - was Jane Austen typical?

6 September 2017 6.00pm 6.45pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

David McClay, former curator of the John Murray archive

Contact:

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

Description

John Murray II was one of the most influential and successful publishers of the Romantic period.  He was notable for publishing, including a wide range of women's work. Jane Austen is perhaps the best known of these, but how typical was her personal and publishing relationship with Murray?

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