John Murray II's experience of publishing women; was Jane Austen typical? | University of Oxford

John Murray II's experience of publishing women; was Jane Austen typical?

Speaker
David McClay, former curator, The John Murray Archive
Event date
Event time
18:00 - 18:45
Venue
The Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BG
Venue details

The Weston lecture theatre, enter through readers' entrance on Parks Road

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
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John Murray II was one of the most influential and successful publishers of the Romantic period, and was notable for publishing including a wide range of women's work. Jane Austen is perhaps the best known of these, but how typical was her personal and publishing relationship with Murray?