Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Connecting the Dots

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 5:27 PM

"A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio
at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he
connected the dots . . . ." — The New York Times  last Thursday

It’s a combination of elation and fear, a certain kind of terror,”
Dr. Scott-Warren, a lecturer at Cambridge University, said
Thursday in an interview, describing his feelings.

“As a scholar, you get a sense of the fixed landmarks,” he said.
“Suddenly to have a new landmark to come right up through
the ground is quite disconcerting; there’s something alarming
about that.”
. . . .

"Dr. Scott-Warren  studies the history of books as material objects …."

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