The Department of English Literature is involved in a variety of research projects.
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle is a major editorial project in Victorian studies.
An exhibition and web feature created with the National Library of Scotland to explore the world-class Shakespeare collections held at NLS and the University of Edinburgh.
This project undertakes research in 19th century Scottish studies and fosters public awareness of the diversity of Scottish writing.
A database of vivid, descriptive, evocative and dramatic extracts from literary works set in Edinburgh.
The Sir David Lyndsay Society is for exchanging ideas and information about Lyndsay’s writing, life, and times.
An international and interdisciplinary centre for advanced research into all aspects of the material culture of the text.
STAR's mission is to provide a focus for international circumatlantic research with a Scottish dimension.
"To be an Edinburgh Reviewer is, I suspect, the highest rank in modern literary society." (Essayist and critic William Hazlitt)
The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are Britain’s oldest literary awards.
Producing a scholarly edition of a recently-discovered account of Ben Jonson’s epic walk between London and Edinburgh in the summer of 1618.
A report outlining the issues and challenges involved in exhibiting books and mauscripts.
This article was published on Sep 10, 2012