Book History and Material Culture 2020/2021 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2020, 50 %, Campus

Start date: 2 November 2020

End date: 17 January 2021

Application Deadline: 15 April 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-55019 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: English C or 90 credits in a language subject or in literary studies.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

In an age where books are read in digital form, to study literature as a physical entity is particularly relevant. This course draws attention to the material carriers which distribute texts in space and time. The course engages with a variety of topics central to the multidisciplinary field of book history, such as publishing history, textual studies, print and media studies, authorship and intellectual property, and the symbolic economy of literary value.

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Contact

Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Fax: 018-471 1229

E-mail: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor

E-mail: studievagledare@engelska.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47