Archives for the ‘Rare Book School’ Category

My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. IV

By • Jul 12th, 2008 • Category: Bibliography, Charlottesville, Honors Thesis, Rare Book School, Research, University of Virginia

At the end of the week, Terry Belanger approached me and asked me to return to Rare Book School the following week to take a course. He had some money from a fellowship that would pay for my tuition and housing. I said yes, called Coldstone and asked for the time off, and enrolled in […]

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My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. III

By • Jul 10th, 2008 • Category: Bibliography, Charlottesville, Collational Formula, Honors Thesis, Monroe, Printing, Rare Book School, Research, University of Virginia

After my freshman year I had $1000 at my disposal compliments of Monroe. Having shown an interest in bibliography, Professor Hailey suggested I attend Rare Book School (RBS) at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. I had little idea before I went what I was getting myself into. I was signed up for a class […]

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My Textual History, or, How I Became Involved in Research and Started Losing My Hair pt. II

By • Jul 9th, 2008 • Category: Bibliography, Collators, Hamlet, Honors Thesis, Jane Austen, Rare Book School, Research, Shakespeare, Swem, William and Mary

I had developed an interest in Jane Austen sometime in middle school—I first read Emma, which remains my least favorite JA novel, though that did not deter me from plunging headlong into Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, and Persuasion (all of which I distinctly enjoyed). During Christmas vacation my freshman year (December […]

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