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Many appealing stories have their roots in folklore, but are constantly adapted to current situations, political and environmental concerns and interests.
The interdisciplinary research group brings together a number of scholars working on early modern literature, broadly defined as the centuries between 1300 and 1700.
What do author museums tell us much about the author’s writing, we ask? Why do some authors get to have museum, and others do not?
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.