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Making Books in Bristol – free lunchtime public talks

The Books research cluster are excited to announce ‘Making Books in Bristol’, a series of free lunchtime public talks that will take place in May and June. The talks will be given by Bristol-based speakers who are involved, in various … Continue reading

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Calling book artists in Bristol!

A new project at the University of Bristol would like to commission a book artist currently based in the Bristol area to create a new piece of work which explores what it means to make a book in Bristol. ‘Making … Continue reading

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The end of the End of the Book…for now

What a fabulous time we had at the End of the Book conference! Thank you so much to all of our fabulous speakers, participants, and helpers who came together on 18 November to investigate what happens when we reach the … Continue reading

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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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