SLA254H1: Stone Books to Sky Books: The Book as Institution, Commerce and Art

Hours: 
24L

Evolution of the book and printed media in Central and Eastern Europe: legends (and forgeries) of ancient letters, mediaeval illuminated manuscripts, forbidden and "supernatural" books, hand-written and painted books of modernist and avant-garde artists, books as a way of living and dying. Readings in English.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)