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VIDEO: Wing Foundation Lecture on the History of the Book (Newberry Library)

I was honored to deliver the Wing Foundation Lecture on the History of the Book at the Newberry Library on March 3, 2022. The event took place in person after two years of virtual events. I’m grateful to Jill Gage, Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation...

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Cambridge Elements in Shakespeare and Text

Image courtesy of Aaron T. Pratt, Harry Ransom Center (University of Texas at Austin). Along with my co-editor Rory Loughnane (University of Kent), I am delighted to invite proposals for Cambridge...

SHAKESPEARE / TEXT: Contemporary Readings in Textual Studies, Editing, & Performance

One of the great highlights of the difficult last few years was editing Shakespeare / Text, a collection of twenty agenda-setting essays about the study and use of the Shakespearean text over time and in our time. The collection was published in 2021...

Medieval and Early Modern Centre: Editing in Australia

ATTENTION ALL EDITORS OF TEXTS Professor Paul Eggert has recently published an article on Editing in Australia (see article), showing the breadth and depth since the nineteenth century of scholarly textual editing in this country. As Paul says, his article...
From: ANZAMEMS Inc on 11 May 2022

Newton and Chronology: first review!

The Renaissance Mathematics aka Thony Christie put up a review of my Isaac Newton and the Study of Chronology: Prophecy, History, and Method, and it made me blush… Find it here for your pleasure!
From: Corpus Newtonicum on 4 Mar 2022

Table Talks III: Readings on Romantic Studies and Youth

Join us on Thursday 16th December from 6 – 8 pm for a celebratory discussion of new approaches to children’s literature, young adult fiction, satire, and letter writing from the Romantic period to today. You can register here: Register on Eventbrite...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 16 Nov 2021

Back to the basics: Isaac Newton and the Study of Chronology

To many die-hard historians of science the scholarly activities of in particular early modern natural philosophers are still seen as alien. This is already a great leap forward compared with the attitudes of most of our twentieth century predecessors,...
From: Corpus Newtonicum on 2 Nov 2021

Digitising the margins: a classification of Voltaire’s scribbles

The most famous squiggly lines relating to eighteenth-century writing are almost certainly to be found in Tristram Shandy. Sterne uses them to illustrate the non-linearity of stories (see about halfway down that page) and digressions from the main narrative,...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 12 Nov 2020

6 Essential Truths about Editing a Novel, Learned the Hard Way

Revision is one of the most exhilarating and, at the same time, daunting aspects of writing a novel. Although typing “The End” does mark an important milestone—after all, you just created an entire world out of nothing—“The...
From: Writing the Renaissance on 28 Apr 2020

Winter School: Archival Research Skills and Book History, 2-3rd December, University of Limerick

The Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick, presents the 2nd Winter School in Archival Research Skills & Book History 2nd – 3rd December 2019 Supported by the AHSS Teaching Board   Venue: University of Limerick, Glucksman Library...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 12 Nov 2019

Of Mice and Men

When Isaac Newton died, in 1727, the scholarly world was eagerly awaiting the publication of his chronological studies. A topic he had been working on since his mid-thirties, in the soon published Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended (January 1728)...
From: Corpus Newtonicum on 19 Jun 2019

CELL: Seventeenth-Century Libraries: Problems & Perspectives

Centre for Editing Lives & Letters (CELL)University College LondonJune 6th-8th 2019Venue: University College London, IAS Common Ground This symposium brings together a group of UK-based academics and librarians, as well as key Continental scholars,...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 6 Jun 2019

February 1

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Chronicle (February 6, 1769). “The following large assortment of GOODS.” In January and February 1769, Daniel Benezet, John Benezet, and Thomas Bartow...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 12 Feb 2019

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:{search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.