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Canon before Canon, Literature before Literature: Thomas Pope Blount and the Scope of Early Modern Learning (2014) - Journal articleSir Thomas Pope Blount (1649–1697), an English essayist and country gentleman, published two major literary biobibliographies, Censura celebriorum authorum (1690) and De re poetica (1694). In this essay, Kelsey Jackson ...
(2012) - Journal articleJohn Aubrey's contributions to antiquarianism and archaeology helped to shape the development of several disciplines in English scholarship. This paper looks at the educational milieu that produced his pioneering work, ...
(2007-01) - Journal articleThe empire of Trebizond, founded by a grandson of emperor Andronikos I Komnenos in the chaos following the sack of Constantinople in 1204 and the last Byzantine state to fall to the Ottoman Turks (in 1461), occupied a ...
Thomas Gray and the Goths: philology, poetry, and the uses of the Norse past in eighteenth-century England (2014-09) - Journal articleIn 1761 Thomas Gray composed two loose translations of Old Norse poems: The Fatal Sisters and The Descent of Odin. This article reconstructs Gray’s complex engagement with the world of seventeenth-century Scandinavian ...