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      John Bunyan in Book History in Edmonton

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      September 20, 2019

      Friday  12:00 PM (on various days)

      Bruce Peel Special Collections, lower level, Rutherford South , University of Alberta
      Edmonton, Alberta

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      John Bunyan in Book History

      An extraordinary man and writer, John Bunyan was a dissenting preacher who was imprisoned for defying the state. He was the author of many books, including the enduringly popular Pilgrim’s Progress. This exhibition tells the story of Bunyan’s importance in the history of the book: for the development of cheap books that were accessible to all classes of readers, including illustrated books and books for children, and for the celebrity cult of the author which inspired special folio editions and memorabilia as well as opportunistic forgeries. Free. Open noon to 4:30pm weekdays. Closed statutory holidays.

      Categories: Kids & Family | Literary & Books | Neighborhood

      This event repeats on various days: Oct 17, Oct 18, Oct 21

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.