Boswell’s dictionary of Scots words: masterclass with Susan Rennie, 8 Oct. 2012

Susan Rennie at work with Andrew Honey examining the paper used in the manuscript of Boswell’s dictionary of Scots words, Bodleian MS. Eng. lang. d. 68

Susan Rennie will lead a masterclass examining the Bodleian manuscript which she recently identified as James Boswell’s materials for an intended dictionary of Scots words.  Andrew Honey, of the Bodleian’s Conservation section, provides commentary on the material evidence which helps to tell the story of the manuscript since it left Boswell’s hands.

The class takes place at 2:15 in the Pitt Rivers Museum Lecture Room, entrance through the main University  Museum.

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