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CRRS Workshop: Elizabeth Spiller, “Milton, the Poetics of Matter, and the Sciences of Reading”

January 20, 2014 at 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

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Elizabeth Spiller specializes in early modern literature and culture, with special emphasis on the history of reading and on literature, science and other early modern knowledge arts. Spiller is the author of two books: Reading and the History of Race in the Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2004), and the editor of a two-volume collection of Seventeenth-Century English Recipe Books (Ashgate Publishing, 2008). Her current book project, The Sense of Matter, is a study of how Renaissance debates about the nature of physical matter were central to understanding everything from God’s creation of the universe to what happens when we eat food, read books, or write poetry.


January 20, 2014
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
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