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Australasian Rare Book School - David McKitterick: The Origins of “Rare Books

decoration30 Jan. 2017|03 Fév. 2017
What do we mean when we designate a book as “rare”? Ever since shortly after the invention of printing, and the consequent unprecedented numbers of books, people have had to make choices about what to keep. This course will examine how ideas of rarity have changed over the last five hundred years, why some books are especially valued, and how chance plays a major part in the survival of the materials from which so much of our memory is created.

Students will examine books from the entire history of European print, following trends in various countries as well as larger changes over time.

All classes offer a list of advance readings that students are expected to complete prior to beginning the class. Tuition for the week is NZ$ 1000 (c. AUS$ 940; US$ 685; £ 470; € 600). Applications close 1 November 2016.

informations

DATE
30 Jan. 2017|03 Fév. 2017
ADRESSE
Central Library
VILLE
Dunedin
( NEW ZEALAND )
COÛT DE L'ENTRÉE
NZ$1000
ORGANISÉ PAR
University of Otago
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