Centre for the Study of the Book
By Oxford University
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Adam Smyth hosts a series of discussions by Oxford and visiting researchers presenting current research on the material history of the book.
||CleanNicholas Crouch's seventeenth-century books||Professor Adam Smyth talks to cataloguer Lucy Kelsall and book conservator Nikki Tomkins about the seventeenth-century library of Nicholas Crouch, now in Balliol College, and how to deal with fragile books.||13 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGraham Greene and Josephine Reid||Adam Smyth talks to Balliol College, Oxford archivist Anna Sander about an exciting new archive of letters relating to Graham Greene and his secretary, Josephine Reid.||13 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHand-press printing||A demonstration of and discussion about hand-press printing with the Bodleian's Dr Paul Nash.||25 9 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScribal correction and literary craft: English manuscripts 1375-1510||Adam Smyth talks to Professor Daniel Wakelin about his new book on cultures of correction in later medieval manuscripts.||8 7 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Almost Identical': Copying Books in England, 1600-1900||Henry Woudhuysen joins Adam Smyth to discuss the history of facsimiles.||19 6 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe History of Oxford University Press||Adam Smyth is joined by Professor Ian Gadd to discuss his just-published collection on the history of OUP.||17 3 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliography in Bits||Adam Smyth talks to Professor Will Noel about the potentials of digital technology for the study of manuscripts.||23 2 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEarly modern plays in bits and pieces||Professor Tiffany Stern joins Dr Adam Smyth to discuss her current research on the materiality of the early modern play text. What happens to our thinking about plays when prologues, epilogues and songs become mobile pieces, detached from the whole?||3 2 2014||Free||View in iTunes|