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Friday, 29 December

475. The History of the Book in Early Modern Britain III: Modes of Literacy

1:45–3:00 p.m., 411–412, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Divisions on Seventeenth-Century English Literature and Literature of the English Renaissance, Excluding Shakespeare

Presiding: Nigel S. Smith, Princeton Univ.

1. “Manual Labor: Learning to Read the First Literacy Textbooks,” Gwynn A. Dujardin, Queen’s Univ.

2. “Printers, Paratexts, and Visual Translation of French Gender Discourses in Early Renaissance England,” A. E. B. Coldiron, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

3. “Reading for Revenge: The Trial of Stephen Colledge and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion,” Steven Zwicker, Washington Univ.

Respondent: Kevin Sharpe, Univ. of London, Queen Mary Coll.

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