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Jane Austen and the Godmersham Park Library: Senate House, London, 7 March, 5.30-7.00 pm

By marylshannon

The first in a new season of Open University Book History Research Group seminars, “Travelling Books and Readers in the Long Eighteenth Century,” will be held at Senate House, London (room G35) on Monday 7 March 5.30-7.00 pm. Prof. Peter Sabor (McGill University) and Dr. Gillian Dow (University of Southampton) will be giving a joint presentation entitled “Jane Austen Alone in the Library: The Books at Godmersham Park.” Their paper reports on a project to locate and identify books from the library that were read by Austen herself, as well as other members of the wider Austen family.

See the seminar series page for more details: http://www.open.ac.uk/arts/research/book-history/research-seminar-series/travelling-books-and-readers-long-eighteenth-century.

All are welcome.

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