Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Burley Manuscript$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Peter Redford

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781526104489

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9781526104489.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MANCHESTER SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.manchester.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Manchester University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MSO for personal use.date: 27 July 2021



(p.1) 1 Introduction
The Burley Manuscript
Peter Redford
Manchester University Press

Drawing on the work of Woudhuysen, Love, Marotti and others, shows how and why manuscripts, and their care, copying and collection, were so important to Renaissance culture. Illustrates these matters with quotations and anecdotes from writers of Burley’s period. Distinguishes this manuscript collection from other miscellanies by its size and variety. Proposes in later chapters to bring to light its vastness, complexity and undiscovered riches, and to show how its study may reward students of literature and social history.

Keywords:   Renaissance, Manuscript, Miscellanies

Manchester Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.