The Department of English Literature is involved in a variety of research projects.
Showcasing research into history, culture, and the arts, the NCRS will provide a cross-disciplinary space in which doctoral researchers can meet and discuss their research.
Producing a scholarly edition of a recently-discovered account of Ben Jonson’s epic walk between London and Edinburgh in the summer of 1618.
In June 2013, Sir David Lindsay’s 'Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis' was performed in its entirety for the first time in over 450 years at Linlithgow Palace.
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.
The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle is a major editorial project in Victorian studies.
A database of vivid, descriptive, evocative and dramatic extracts from literary works set in Edinburgh.
This project undertakes research in 19th century Scottish studies and fosters public awareness of the diversity of Scottish writing.
A series of events highlighting the relationship between Edinburgh’s prestigious literary community and its unique contributions to the history of medicine.
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 Sir David Lyndsay Society is for exchanging ideas and information about Lyndsay’s writing, life, and times.
The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are Britain’s oldest literary awards.
A report outlining the issues and challenges involved in exhibiting books and mauscripts.
This article was published on Oct 3, 2013