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The End of the Book on Twitter

On Friday 18 November 2016 the Books research cluster  hosted ‘The End of the Book’ at the University of Bristol. Did you miss it? Never fear: conference organizer Richard Cole has put together this storify to show how our live-tweeting … Continue reading

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The End of the Book, 18 November 2016

How do we know when we have reached the end of a book? What do we, as readers, expect to find at the end? How have the answers to these questions evolved over time, from the classical era through to … Continue reading

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The End of the Book, 18 November 2016

We’re very pleased to announce that registration for The End of the Book, a conference taking place on Friday 18 November 2016 at the University of Bristol, is now open. Registration is free, via our Eventbrite page here. For a … Continue reading

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CFP: The End of the Book, Friday 18 November 2016, University of Bristol

How do we know when we have reached the end of a book? What do we, as readers, expect to find at the end? With the last word(s) of the ‘text proper’ typically followed by author notes, afterwords, commentaries, indices, … Continue reading

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Bookbinding in Bristol

One of the aims of the Bristol Arts Faculty Book Cluster is to build connections within the region with people outside of or adjacent to academia who are interested in or who work with books as material objects. We’re doing … Continue reading

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Judging Books By Their Covers

Though the proverb warns against judging books by their covers, on Monday 3 November researchers from across the Faculty of Arts at the University of Bristol came together to do just that in a workshop organized by the Books research … Continue reading

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Judging Books By Their Covers – 3 November 2014

On 3 November 2014, the Books Cluster at the University of Bristol is organizing a workshop on title pages and bindings. Judging Books By Their Covers brings together researchers from across the Arts Faculty to explore continuities and differences in … Continue reading

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