New sonnets and old Shakespeare: Russell Maret printer-in-residence at the Bodleian Libraries, 2017

Russell Maret, 2017 printer-in-residence at the Bodleian, led a seminar looking at old and new printings of Shakespeare. Participating were some of the printers who had contributed to the Bodleian’s new collection of Shakespeare’s sonnets printed in 2016. The group discussed questions of fidelity to the early printed texts, artistic interpretation, and personal responses to the poems. … Continue reading “New sonnets and old Shakespeare: Russell Maret printer-in-residence at the Bodleian Libraries, 2017”

Sonnets printed in 2016 welcomed to the Bodleian Libraries

The Bodleian Libraries welcomed two unique sets of sonnets into the Libraries’ collections at a special event on 10 November, 2016. One was a set of sonnets written by Oxford schoolchildren as part of a series of workshops led by the Poet of Oxford Kate Clanchy. The other was a unique collection of Shakespearean sonnets … Continue reading “Sonnets printed in 2016 welcomed to the Bodleian Libraries”