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Friday, 28 December

194. Biography and the History of the Book

10:15–11:30 a.m., Stetson E, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing

Presiding: Michael Winship, Univ. of Texas, Austin

1. “The Lives of Dante’s Corpus: Recodifying Biography from Boccaccio to Print,” Martin G. Eisner, Duke Univ.

2. “John Strype (1642–1737) and Lord Burghley (1520–98): The Biography Unwritten,” William Acres, Univ. of Western Ontario

3. “The Medium Is the Message: Sanitizing Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents for the Newly Emancipated,” Anna Stewart Kerr, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Respondent: Michael Winship

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