The Copious Text: Sussex Conference, 18/5/2010

The Copious Text: Encyclopaedic Books in Early Modern England

18th May 2010, School of English Social Space (Arts B274)

Entry is free and all are welcome

10:00  Tea/Coffee

10:30 Welcome from Prof Tom Healy

10:45 – 12:15

Chair: Prof Andrew Hadfield

Tom Freeman (Cambridge University and the Foxe Project): ‘Size Matters: Foxe’s “Book of Martyrs” as an Encyclopaedia for the Godly’.

Neil Rhodes (St Andrews): ‘Common Knowledge: Accessing Shakespeare’s Encyclopedias’

12:15-13:15  Lunch


Chair: Dr Margaret Healy

Angus Vine (University of Sussex) ‘Curious Readers: Collaboration and Cooperation in Camden’s Britannia’

Kathryn Murphy (Jesus College, Oxford): ‘Polymathy and Polypraxy: Kinds of Copiousness in Robert Burton’

14:45-15:15  Tea/Coffee break


Chair: Dr Mathew Dimmock

Kevin Killeen (University of York): ‘The Morsel and the Meal: The Early Modern Theopaedia’

Kate Bennett (New College, Oxford): ‘Aubrey and the Antiquarians’

16:45-17:15   Tea/Coffee Break


Chair: Prof Brian Cummings

Closing remarks and roundtable discussion


Symposium Dinner

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