• Date and time: Wednesday 26 November 2014, 7.00pm
  • Location: Room AEW/003, Alcuin East Wing, Alcuin College
  • Admission: is by free ticket only. Please book below.

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Lifelong Learning Lectures

The twentieth century witnessed the rapid evolution of the book cover from a functional protective layer into a complex visual presentation. This lecture will attempt to provide an overview of the history of jacket design and how it has developed into a sophisticated marketing tool signposting many aspects of the enclosed text prior to reading.

Other lectures in this series include:

Dr John McKay, Centre for Lifelong Learning
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