IwP is pleased to announce a new publication by Principal Investigator Jonathan Sachs, The Poetics of Decline in British Romanticism (Cambridge University Press, 2018)


Anxieties about decline were a prominent feature of British public discourse in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. These anxieties were borne out repeatedly in books and periodicals, pamphlets and poems. Tracing the reciprocal development of Romantic-era Britain’s rapidly expanding literary and market cultures through the lens of decline, Jonathan Sachs offers a fresh … Continue reading IwP is pleased to announce a new publication by Principal Investigator Jonathan Sachs, The Poetics of Decline in British Romanticism (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Quantity


  A Two-Day Workshop Presented by the Interacting with Print Research Group   March 15-16, 2018 Concordia University LB-361, 1400 Maisonneuve Blvd W, Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8   Ever since Pliny the Younger said “read much, not many,” debates about quantity have been central to debates about culture. For much of its existence, print too … Continue reading Quantity

IwP announces the publication of Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation (University of Chicago Press, 2018)


A thorough rethinking of a field deserves to take a shape that is in itself new. Interacting with Print delivers on this premise, reworking the history of print through a unique effort in authorial collaboration. The book itself is not a typical monograph—rather, it is a “multigraph,” the collective work of twenty-two scholars who together have assembled … Continue reading IwP announces the publication of Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation (University of Chicago Press, 2018)

Connectivity


Connectivity has become the dominant framework through which contemporary knowledge is increasingly understood. From networks to clouds to close reading to reconstructing historical social worlds, making connections is at the core of what we do. And yet the very ubiquity of the term has largely hidden it from critical view. This workshop is devoted to … Continue reading Connectivity