Early Modern Manuscript Poetry: Recovering our Scribal Heritage

Summary:

This project enriches our knowledge and understanding of early modern English and Scottish scribal communities, literary activity, and the more covert political culture which, for reasons of censorship, operated outside print.

Project Status:

Completed

Funders:

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Partners:

University of Sheffield

Subjects:

British Isles, early modern period, English studies, manuscripts, poetry, scribes

Technologies:

None

Project Description

Duration: 1st October 2009 – 30th September 2013

Project Team

  • Prof. Steven May (PI – School of English, University of Sheffield)
  • Prof. Cathy Shrank (Co-I – School of English, University of Sheffield)
  • Dr Alan Bryson (Research Associate – University of Sheffield)