At the symposium, ‘What is a letter? An interdisciplinary approach’ (2–4 July 2014, Oxford) Dr Julia Gillen (Literacy Research Centre, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University) gave a paper entitled ‘The Edwardian postcard revolution – a literacy studies perspective’. An illustrated summary of her paper, very kindly provided by Dr Gillen, is now availabe here.
These images of a postcard were provided by Dr Julia Gillen (Lancaster University).
Dr Gillen is co-director of The Edwardian Postcard Project; you can find a video introducing the project here. She is going to give a paper on ‘The Edwardian postcard revolution – a literacy studies perspective’ at our symposium What is a letter? An interdisciplinary approach in July 2014.