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RIB Lecture Series presents Matthew Rubery: Podcasts, Audiobooks, and Podiobooks

Matthew Rubery is a professor of modern literature at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of The Untold Story of the Talking Book (Harvard University Press, 2016) and the coeditor of Further Reading (Oxford University Press, 2020), part of the series Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature. April 26 at 6:00pm Podcasts, Audiobooks, … Read More

Coming soon: Book Traces with Andrew Stauffer, University of Virginia

Andrew Stauffer of the UVA Department of English guides a scavenger hunt for annotated 19th-century books in the PS and PR sections of the Alexander stacks, as a session of the Book Traces project on the afternoon of April 19th. Participants will convene at the start of the session in the JetStream (Room 404) for a debriefing before dispersing to levels 2B and … Read More

The Motley Emblem

Please do check out a project from Prof. Sean Silver here in English at Rutgers—The Motley Emblem! From the project description: Smack in the middle of Laurence Sterne’s 18th-century novel Tristram Shandy is a single leaf of marbled paper.  Sterne’s waggish narrator, whose “life and opinions” the novel is, calls that leaf “the motley emblem of my … Read More

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