Committee for the Study of Books & Media - "In Search of Popular Religious Books in Eighteenth-Century England"

Event date: 
April 29, 2019 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Speaker(s): 
Isabel Rivers
Queen Mary University of London
Seminar Series: 
Committee for the Study of Books and Media
Co-Sponsored by: 
Department of English
Audience: 
Public

"In Search of Popular Religious Books in Eighteenth-Century England" 

Isabel Rivers, Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Culture, Queen Mary University of London


This seminar is co-hosted by the Department of English's 18th Century and Romantic Studies Colloquium.


Isabel Rivers is Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Culture at Queen Mary University of London. Her main interests are in the relations between literature, religion, philosophy, and the history of the book in the long eighteenth century, and she has published widely on these subjects. She directs the Dissenting Academies Project hosted by the Queen Mary Centre for Religion and Literature in English.

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Area of Interest: 
Book History
Region: 
Europe
Mediterranean
Period: 
17th & 18th Centuries