• Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book

  • Thu, 12-03-2020 at 17:45
  • Leicester Adult Skills & Learning Service (LASALS)
    Wellington Street
    LE1 6HL Leicester
Bodice-rippers and Chained Books: The History of the Book - Leicester Adult Skills & Learning Service (LASALS) - Leicester

You might think of libraries being rather quiet demure places, filled with dead trees rotting slowly, but print history takes us to some quite risqué places. Think about those second-hand copies of Lady Chatterley’s Lover of a certain vintage which fall open at a particular page.In this workshop you will choose from a selection of episodes in print history, including bodice-rippers (romance novels), punk zines, valuable books chained to desks, and type so beautiful it drove people mad. So come along to find out more about the potential of print in this hands-on taster session.Our March Open Research Forum is presented by Malcolm Noble, Leicester Vaughan College.RSVP on Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bodice-rippers-and-chained-books-history-of-the-book-tickets-94826814555