From the Research Files

A selection of scholarship from the collections.
  • Winnowings from Wordsworth

    April 30, 2015

    Few poets evoke spring more vividly than William Wordsworth. Who can forget the first stanza of “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” his incomparable ode to the...
  • Dutch Discovery

    April 16, 2015

    What a delight for the reader who turns back the cover of Monaldi’s “Istoria delle famiglie della città di Firenze” and discovers these exquisite Dutch-gilt...
  • Who Will Give Six Pence?

    April 9, 2015

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood was the last (and unfinished) novel by one of Britain’s best-loved authors, Charles Dickens. The novel was in the process of being...