Autumn 2017

MIDDLES, MEDIA, MASSES

Third Session

Thursday 7th December, 6-8pm, KCL Music Department, Strand Campus, SWB20

How ‘Mass’ was Romantic-Period ‘Mass Media’?: Approaches to the History of Ephemera

Gillian Russell (University of Melbourne)

Reading:

Charles Dickens, ‘Bill-Sticking’, Household Words, 22 March 1851 – digital facsimile from Dickens Journals Online

Bill-Sticking

Gillian Russell, ‘”Announcing each day the performances”: Playbills, Ephemerality, and Romantic Period Media/Theater History’, Studies in Romanticism, 54 (Summer 2015)

Gillian Russell SiR Playbills

 

 

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