The Manuscripts Lab

A new collaborative project ‘The Manuscripts Lab’ has just been launched. The Lab provides a virtual space for academics, students and anyone interested in the handwritten culture to share ideas, findings, and resources for teaching and research about manuscripts. It intends to embrace manuscript studies across a broad geographical and temporal spread. The lab welcomes contributions about projects, events and […]

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MLA Prize for Catherine Phillips for Hopkins Letters

The Modern Language Association of America today announced it will award the thirteenth Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters.  The winning edition is The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins, volumes 1 and 2: Correspondence, edited by R. K. R. Thornton, of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Catherine Phillips, […]

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Peter De Bolla Wins Robert Lowry Patten Award

We congratulate Professor Peter de Bolla, who has won the annual Robert Lowry Patten Award, awarded by the journal SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 for the most outstanding recent contribution to British literary studies of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. The award is for his book The Architecture of Concepts: The Historical Formation of […]

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Writing Europe, 500-1450

Dr Orietta Da Rold has contributed to a new book, Writing Europe, 500-1450. Medieval Europe was characterized by a sophisticated market for the production, exchange and sale of written texts. This volume brings together papers on a range of topics, centred on manuscript studies and textual criticism, which explore these issues from a pan-European perspective. […]

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