Folger Shakespeare Library

April 8, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Head librarian of the Folger Shakespeare Library Stephen Enniss has been appointed as the new director of the internationally renowned Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research lib
January 7, 2013
(Washington, DC)  Separated by fewer than 100 miles, England and Ireland have had a closely intertwined history with profound political and cultural significance for both islands.
September 18, 2012
(Washington, DC)  A shield made of hippopotamus skin. A mastedon’s tooth. Illustrations of fantastic war machines. Contemporary photography. Passages from Shakespeare.
May 21, 2012
(Washington, DC)  In the two centuries between 1500 and 1700, London transformed from a medieval capital to an early modern metropolis.
March 7, 2012

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS)
has selected five winners for the 2012 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel
J.
January 12, 2012
(Washington, DC)  Shakespeare’s heroine Rosalind criticizes the verses penned by her lover Orlando: “some of them had in them more feet than the verses would bear.”  No doubt she would write better on
January 11, 2012
I've had fun reading year-end lists of the most popular online articles at The Millions,
January 5, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas — “The King James Bible: Its History and Influence,” an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, demonstrates that four centuries after its first print
November 18, 2011
(WASHINGTON, DC) The O.B. Hardison Poetry Series presents the annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute at Folger Shakespeare Library on Monday, December 5 at 7:30pm.
October 23, 2011
This past Friday I traveled to Washington, D.C.