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Sep 21st 2015 - Self-Paced

Learn about the ornate liturgical books used in medieval cathedrals and monasteries, and their purpose in the Middle Ages.

Average: 6.2 (5 votes)
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Go behind the scenes at Harvard’s libraries to discover how readers in the first information age interacted with their books. Do you love printed paper and wonder how much longer it will survive in the age of ebooks? Are you curious about how the mass-produced modern book emerged in the first place? Come behind the scenes in Harvard’s libraries to explore the look, feel and even smell of nineteenth-century British and American books in this module of The Book: Histories Across Time and Space.

Average: 8.5 (4 votes)
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Learn about the role of books during the Enlightenment and how literature emerged as a modern form of culture.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Sep 22nd 2014

Comic books have arrived! "Comic Books and Graphic Novels" presents a survey of the comic book canon and of the major graphic novels in circulation today. Its governing question is simple: by what terms can we discuss comic books as literary art? In pursuit of that question it develops a theory of literary reading and time itself.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Nov 18th 2013

College instructors who have ever thought of creating a book should rush to sign up for this no-tuition course. In less than 24 hours, spread over a few weeks, they can learn the pros and cons of peer reviews, how to write and publish a book while teaching a full load, and how to have a book on the shelves -- or better yet on iPhones -- in less than a month.

Average: 7 (1 vote)