Retrospect of the Hilary Term 2021 Seminars in Palaeography, Manuscript Studies, and Book History at Oxford
Meetings of the two seminar series in Hilary Term 2021 took place in unusual circumstances. The seminars welcomed participants and speakers from around the world at online meetings. Bodleian manuscripts were shared ‘live’ online at all of the Palaeography seminars, and in each series one seminar session joined material from the Bodleian collections with items from … Continue reading Retrospect of the Hilary Term 2021 Seminars in Palaeography, Manuscript Studies, and Book History at Oxford
from Georgina Wilson, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge When does a text begin and end? Ben Jonson was an early modern playwright and poet, best known for his rowdy city comedies. Sejanus His Fall is one of Jonson’s more serious plays, printed in 1605. The play draws heavily on many classical writers to describe the fall of … Continue reading Paper Interruptions: False Starts in Ben Jonson’s Sejanus
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