Dr. Brian McMullin, a superb bibliographer and scholar of Scott, among other things, will be talking about his work on the textual history of Ivanhoe. We think we know a lot about major authors like Scott, but the more we find out, the more complex the textual history becomes. We may have probed about as far as we can with Shakespeare and Austen, but Scott and many other writers remain rich textual puzzles.
Please join us for roundtable discussion in Arts 1W1 at 5:15 on Thursday, 25 October. Nibbles provided.