Webpages tagged with «Book History»

Portrait of Professor Gustav Frank
Published Feb. 18, 2019 5:09 PM

Gustav Frank, Professor of German Literature and Media Studies, gives an introduction into the field of periodical studies and asks about the complex interplays of literature and periodicals.

Published Jan. 19, 2018 12:29 PM

What are women’s contributions to European textual cultures and knowledge production? The main objective of this research project is to approach this question by offering a new, profound understanding of a period in European intellectual history when women played a significant role as cultural agents for the very first time.

Published July 5, 2016 10:29 AM
Published June 1, 2016 10:19 AM

Book History is an interdisciplinary field of research. We explore the role of the book as a material object, medium of literature and historically changing cultural artefact from theoretical, empirical and historical perspectives. Literature, in this context, goes beyond the poem, play or novel and comes to be seen as an expression of human culture more generally. Thus, Book History connects literary study with the sociology of text, textual criticism, cultural history and reception history.

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