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Typography in fact and fiction

9th May 2012

The relationship between author, typographer and printer is frequently vexed, generally misunderstood, but more often apathetic.

The relationship between author, typographer and printer is frequently vexed, generally misunderstood, but more often apathetic.The average author knows little about the typographic process and is simply motivated by their desire to see their text reproduced: it is not the printing but the getting into print that matters. This talk will look at the realities of the interdependent roles of author-typographer-printer; and how this relationship has been portrayed in fiction.

Caroline Archer will be delivering a lecture, Typography i fact ad fiction, as part of the School of English Research Seninar Series, at Birmingham City University on Wednesday May 9, 1.15-2pm The lecture will taks place at City North Campus, Baker Building 603, Perry Barr, Birmingham http://bit.ly/soe-map

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