Sunday, January 13, 2013

*Methods of Collaboration Among Early Modern Humanists*

Columbia University, New York
Thursday, January 31

*Ann Blair, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Harvard University*

*6pm Butler Library Room 523, **535 West 114th Street **

Humanists of the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries worked with
helpers of various kinds (servants, amanuenses, and family members) and
with peers, either at the same time or over time by contributing to a
work through successive editions. In this talk, Blair will discuss how
collaboration was depicted (or not), in images and in writing, in
manuscript and in print. In some circumstances collaboration was
occluded to support the image of the solitary great man at work, but in
other contexts coll


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