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Book Launch: Dreams in Early Modern England – Janine Rivière

June 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Janine Rivière – Dreams in Early Modern England (Routledge, 2017)

Thursday, June 15th from 4:00-5:00 pm

New College Ivey Library

Main Foyer

20 Willcocks Street, Wilson Hall

University of Toronto


You are cordially invited to join us for light refreshments and meet the author.


Dreams in Early Modern England provides an in-depth exploration of the variety of ways in which early modern people understood and interpreted dreams, from medical explanations to political, religious or supernatural associations. The chapters explore the dream in relation to divination, religious visions, sleep, nightmares and sleep disorders.

Dr. Janine Rivière received her PhD in History from the University of Toronto. She currently teaches in the International Foundation Program at New College and has published widely on the cultural history of dreams and nightmares in early modern England



Sponsored by

New College

International Foundation Program


Riviere Book Launch Poster


June 15, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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New College Ivey Library
20 Willcocks Street, Wilson Hall
Toronto, Canada
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