'Readers Writing Books' in Special Collections

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Readers Writing Books,” an exhibit of handwritten and printed books dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, will be on view in the Special Collections Exhibit Room, 102 Hesburgh Library, through July. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Texts displayed range from Homer to Boethius, from Roman law to the rules of Latin grammar. The focus is on how medieval and renaissance readers interacted with and re-inscribed these texts, and on how text and annotation merge (or compete) on the page.