CFP – Picturing the Reader: Reading and Representation in the Long Nineteenth Century – Liverpool, 7 September

The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates

A one-day interdisciplinary conference

LiverpoolHopeUniversity, UK,

7 September 2017

Keynote speaker: Professor Mary Hammond, University of Southampton

Woman reading, c. 1890, courtesy of National Media Museum Woman reading, c. 1890, courtesy of National                                         Media Museum

The long nineteenth century saw a prolific increase in the number of books being produced and read, and consequently in the number of visual and textual discourses about reading. This conference will examine a range of visual and textual iconographies of readers produced during this period and map the ways in which visual and textual representations of readers were linked and mutually influential. Whilst nineteenth-century Britain is a key focus, the event extends to include the British empire in order to explore how representations and understandings of reading differed geographically and were inflected by specific locales. Scholars are invited from…

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