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Joan Shelley Rubin Lecture



                                        Date:     24-Jan-1999 11:03pm EDT
                                        From:     Rose, Jonathan
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Subject: Joan Shelley Rubin Lecture

        The Graduate Program in Book History at Drew University presents a
public lecture:


                        JOAN SHELLEY RUBIN

                          will speak on

"Sites, Practices, Values: Exploring Poetry Reading in American Culture"

                Thursday, February 11, at 5:30 pm
                        Learning Center 28
                   Drew University, Madison, NJ


        Joan Shelley Rubin is Professor of History at the University of
Rochester.  She is the author of "Constance Rourke and American Culture"
(1980) and "The Making of Middlebrow Culture" (1992), as well as
co-editor of the final volume of "A History of the Book in America."  Her
talk will be drawn from her current project, a study of poetry and the
American reading public from 1880 to 1950.

        Admission is free, and the general public is welcome.  There will
be a reception following the lecture, sponsored by the Friends of the Drew
University Library.  This lecture is funded by a grant from the Gladys
Krieble Delmas Foundation.

        For information about the Graduate Program in Book History,
contact the Office of Graduate Admissions, Drew University, Madison, NJ
07940-4066, 973-408-3110, gradm@drew.edu.

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