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CANCELLED: Andrew Stauffer, Creator of "Book Traces: Readers' Marks in Books 1800-1930"
Due to travel issues, we’re forced to cancel today’s event Andrew Stauffer: Book Traces. The cancellation also applies to our Book Traces Scavenger Hunt through Cline Library scheduled for tomorrow
In "Book Traces", Andrew Stauffer adopts guided serendipity as a tactic in pursuit of two goals: first, to read nineteenth-century poetry through the clues and objects earlier readers left in their books, and second, to defend the value of keeping the physical volumes on the shelves of academic libraries. Finding in such books of poetry the inscriptions, annotations, and insertions made by their original owners, and using them as exemplary case studies, Stauffer shows how the physical,View more
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