Folger Shakespeare Library


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Folger Shakespeare Library

(fōl`jər): see under Folger, Henry ClayFolger, Henry Clay
, 1857–1930, American industrialist and collector of Shakespeareana. His connection with Standard Oil companies, beginning in 1879, continued until his retirement 49 years later as chairman of the board of the New York company.
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He was a graduate of Fairmont State University and West Virginia University, and was a fellow at the Folger Shakespeare Library.
"If it proves to be what they say it is, it is a once-in-a-generation - or several generations - find," said Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington.
This and other richly interactive projects--for example The Internet Shakespeare Editions (http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca) along with its partner projects Queen's Men Editions (http://qme.internetshakespeare.uvic.ca) and Digital Renaissance Editions (http://digitalrenaissance.uvic.ca); The Folger Shakespeare Library's Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama (http://emed.folger.edu); and Richard Brome Online (https://www.hrionline.ac.uk/brome/)--enable scholars to access, study, and teach with medieval and renaissance English drama in new and exciting ways.
Visitors to Washington, D.C.'s Folger Shakespeare Library during the last few months have had the rare opportunity to view a special exhibition of 50 manuscripts and early printed books from the celebrated Library of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
This delightful small Scala volume contains a selection of the manuscripts and printed books exhibited in 2017 (the quincentenary of Corpus Christi College, Oxford) at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, and the Center for Jewish History in New York.
police (before which he was an NEA grant-winning playwright), he's now a special officer for the Folger Shakespeare Library, where he's known as the Folger Theatre Guard, a.k.a.
(1) The touring exhibit was made possible by partnered funding through the American Library Association, The Folger Shakespeare Library, the Cincinnati Museum of Art, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
"The Voynich Manuscript has led some of the smartest people down rabbit holes for centuries," Bill Sherman, curator of an exhibit at the Folger Shakespeare Library, where the 15th century manuscript was displayed in 2014, told the (https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2014/11/20/the-mysterious-voynich-manuscript-highlights-folger-shakespeare-librarys-decoding-the-renaissance-500-years-of-codes-and-ciphers/?tid=a_inl) Washington Post .
SHAKESPEARE FOR KIDS from the Folger Shakespeare Library contains eight web-based learning resources for students.
That app includes videos from the Folger Shakespeare Library, and a full-length audio performance of the play by the international touring company Actors From the London Stage.
The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on Tour From the Folger Shakespeare Library." And it's just one of the special events that will be happening during the next few weeks in honor of The Bard's local presence.
The Book of Oberon: A Sourcebook of Elizabethan Magic is translated and annotated from the Folger Shakespeare Library's 16th century manuscript, and adds to any who would pursue the magical literature of Elizabethan times with a grimoire packed with magical insights and history.