summer institute on franklin

This 2005 summer institute at the National Humanities Research Center looks interesting:

Benjamin Franklin: Reader, Writer, Printer
Led by Peter Stallybrass (University of Pennsylvania)
July 10-15
This seminar will focus upon Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography, and in particular upon his detailed descriptions of what and how he read from when he was a child, on his material practices as a writer, on his fascination with authorship and anonymity, and on his work in every aspect of the book trade.

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