"Ha-ha-ha. Hi-hi-hi. Ho-ho-ho. Ha-hi-ho": Representing sounds in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature

Hilda Hulme Memorial Lecture: H. R. Woudhuysen (University College London): ' "Ha-ha-ha. Hi-hi-hi. Ho-ho-ho. Ha-hi-ho": Representing sounds in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature.

Henry Woudhuysen joined UCL’s English department in 1982, was head of department from 2002 to 2007, and is currently Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. For nearly twenty years he has been involved in editing volumes relating to English Renaissance drama published by the Malone Society and is a General Editor of the third series of the Arden Shakespeare. He is co-general editor of the Oxford Companion to the Book, a series of 51 essays followed by an A-Z containing over 5,100 entries covering all aspects of the book from ancient to modern times throughout the world. From 2005 he has been principal adviser to the Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450-1700, an AHRC-funded project based at the Institute of English Studies, which will be a freely accessible online record of surviving manuscript sources for over 200 major British authors of the period 1450-1700. He is currently editing the poems of Sir Philip Sidney for Longmans Annotated Poets.

Author: 
School of Advanced Study, University of London
Speaker(s): 
Speaker: H. R. Woudhuysen (University College London)
Event date: 
Thursday, 2 June 2011 - 1:00am
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