Postcards from the Archives

Women's Literary Culture Before the Conquest

Double Standards: Who Owned The St Albans Psalter?

‘Psalm 105’, St Alban’s Psalter: Hildesheim, Dombibliothek, MS St Godehard 1, p.285 (public domain). In 2003, the St Albans Psalter (Hildesheim, Dombibliothek, MS St Godehard 1) was digitised and published online. The project was managed by Jane Geddes, and funded the Arts and Humanities Research Board and by Aberdeen University. This electronic publication marked a significant […]

Women’s Literary Culture Before the Conquest: Introducing the Project

  The Long Room, Trinity College, Dublin. Credit: Nic McPhee My new research project, funded by a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship, will explore the literary culture of women in early medieval England, examining both the conditions that enabled a rich and varied culture to thrive, and the reasons why that remarkable culture is almost invisible today. Histories […]