IS 572 Medieval Manuscripts and Early Modern Books

This course explores a wide variety of medieval manuscripts from their creation in the Middle Ages to today and considers the following topics: production of manuscripts, use of books and their cultural significance, patronage and demand for books, translations, literacy, book collecting, libraries and reproduction in the modern age. The course will include visits to the Rare Book and Manuscript Library and hands-on experience with manuscripts.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2020

    • IS572A
      Thu, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Paula Carns
      CRN
      69192
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      2 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).