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ENG 730

The Social Life of Books

From the invention of the printing press in the fifteenth century to the electronic publications of the digital age, books have been central to the shaping of culture and society. This course investigates the relationship between authors, readers and publishers from interdisciplinary, transnational, and multimedia perspectives. Subjects include the reception, production, composition, material existence, and social life of books in diverse times, places, and forms.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

ENG 108 or ENG 110

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

English