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RENAISSANCE ENGLISH TEXT SOCIETY 2005

Renaissance Society of America: Manuscripts Miscellanies of the English Renaissance

Presiding: Steven W. May, Georgetown College

  1. "Women's Verse Miscellany Manuscripts in the Perdita Project: Examples and Generalizations," Victoria E. Burke, University of Ottawa

135. The Josephine A. Roberts Forum: Legal, Paratextual, and Typographic Concerns in Early Modern English Texts
Wednesday, 28 December, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Wilson A, Marriott
Program arranged by the Renaissance English Text Society

Presiding: Thomas Leland Berger, Saint Lawrence Univ.

  1. “Theatricality and Legalism in the Trial of Elizabeth Sawyer and The Witch of Edmonton,” Julie Stone Peters, Columbia Univ.
  2. “Paratextual Intercourse: Marketing Books in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” Douglas A. Brooks, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
  3. “Typographic Nostalgia: Black Letter and Popularity,” Zachary Lesser, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana


748. Open Business Meeting of the Renaissance English Text Society
Friday, 30 December, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Ethan Allen, Marriott

Presiding: Arthur F. Kinney, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

  1. “Discussion of G. Blackmore Evans’s Newly Published Edition of Robert Parry’s 1597 Sinetes as well as Future Retrievals,” Steven William May, Georgetown Coll.; Arthur F. Marotti, Wayne State Univ.


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