How to Read a Book | History 84e

This hands-on interdisciplinary undergraduate seminar is for students who want to think about what a book is and how to read one. Readings include historical and literary narratives of reading by Cervantes, Richardson, Franklin, Sterne, Ellison, and Bradbury, together with paper-making, printing, and research exercises in Harvard library and museum collections.  Jointly taught by Jill Lepore (History) and Leah Price (English).

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015