Houghton Library

2017 Mar 23

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library Seminar Room (2nd floor)

Julian Weiss (King's College London), Creating Vernacular 'Literature' in Renaissance Spain and Portugal. A workshop exploring how paratexts (prologues, glosses, commentaries) and the layout of manuscripts and early printed books helped to construct ideas of authorship and canonicity, and to create the conditions for the emergence of the idea of a national 'literature' before the term 'literature' itself was coined.

2017 Mar 23

Houghton-Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library Seminar Room (2nd floor)

Julian Weiss (King's College London), Creating Vernacular 'Literature' in Renaissance Spain and Portugal. A workshop exploring how paratexts (prologues, glosses, commentaries) and the layout of manuscripts and early printed books helped to construct ideas of authorship and canonicity, and to create the conditions for the emergence of the idea of a national 'literature' before the term 'literature' itself was coined.