Open University Book History Research Group Seminar: Literature and Copyright

Open University Book History Research Group Seminar: Literature and Copyright
Date
30 January 2017, 5.30pm - 7.00pm
Type
Seminar
Venue
Torrington Room 104, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

Mr william st clair, 

“The Viewing Nation in the British Romantic Period”

William St Clair will discuss how in the late eighteenth/early nineteenth century, a sense of the imagined community of 'nation' was carried to readers by illustrations in books. He will show, with quantification, how the political economy structures of copyright and technology, new and unique to that age, enabled huge new constituencies to imagine the 'nation' both topographically and as a cultural entity existing across time. Besides images in PowerPoint, participants will be able to see examples of the actual materiality.


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