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The Elephant in the Room, or the Survival of Renaissance Books.

The Elephant in the Room, or the Survival of Renaissance Books.
Muzzo Family Alumni Hall, Room 206, St Michael’s College (121 St Joseph Street)
Time: Apr 30th, 4:00 pm End: Apr 30th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Religion, Study of (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Humanities, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Classics (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), Architecture, Landscape, Design, 1200-1500
Final Talk of the Forty-Eighth Season of the Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium

The Graduate Studentsā€™ Association of Italian Studies,Ā The Office of the Principal, St Michaelā€™s College,Ā The Program in Book History and Print Culture, University of Toronto, andĀ The Forty-Eighth Season of the Toronto Renaissance and Reformation Colloquium are pleased to present:

Professor Neil Harris, Department of Bibliography and Library Studies, University of Udine.Ā 

The Elephant in the Room, or the Survival of Renaissance Books.

Professor Neil Harris teaches Bibliography and Library Studies at the University of Udine (Italy). TheĀ author of several important bibliographies, he has written on the history of the Anglo-American biblio-graphical tradition and its applications to the Italian book. Work in progress includes the collation of theĀ text and images and a census of the copies of the 1499 Aldine Hypnerotomachia Poliphili; research onĀ the history of paper-making in Italy; bibliographical research on the publishing of poetry in RenaissanceĀ editions; and ruminations on the factors governing the destruction and survival of books.


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