Category: Literature

The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints

The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints

The Middle English ‘popular’ romances used to be shunned in academia, but they are so entertaining that they are now back in fashion.

The biennial Medieval Romance in Britain conference, which is dedicated to the study of these romances, began in the UK in 1988 as a very small-scale event, but it has grown and grown and has become global (the 2016 conference was in Vancouver).

And The Shark, He Has Teeth Extract

And The Shark, He Has Teeth Extract

Brecht, Weill and The Threepenny Opera are names practically synonymous with each other. However, little is known about the great theater producer behind its staging, Ernst Josef Aufricht, whose memoir,… READ MORE

The hunt for Shakespeare’s lost source

The hunt for Shakespeare’s lost source

Insight into “A Brief Discourse of Rebellion and Rebels” by George North from author Dennis McCarthy June Schlueter and I are thrilled with the attention the George North manuscript, “A… READ MORE