Biography


I am Senior Lecturer in medieval & early modern literature, and Head of Subject for English.

I joined UL as a lecturer in English in 2015. Since then I have been Erasmus Coordinator for English; Final Year Project Coordinator, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; and editor-in-chief of The Ogham Stone, UL's literary journal: https://theoghamstoneul.com (2017-2021).

Previously I held two postdoctoral fellowships: I was Irish Research Council / Marie Curie CARA CoFund Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-13) at Queen Mary, University of London, as well as NUI Postdoctoral Fellow (2007-09) at UCC. I also held the positions of lecturer in Medieval & Renaissance Literature at UCC (2006-07) and Teaching Fellow in English at the University of Bristol (2013-14).

My current projects include an edited collection on medieval recipes, with Hannah Ryley (University of Oxford); a volume of the Index of Middle English Prose for the Wellcome Library, London; studies on the Caxton fragments held in the Bolton Collection, UL; and a special issue of Textual Practice with Mary C. Flannery. I supervise or co-supervise six doctoral students in AHSS and will be mentor to MSCA Postdoctoral Fellow Dr James Sargan from 2022.

My research interests include: late medieval & early modern manuscript/print culture; instructional and scientific cultures; women's writing in the medieval and early modern periods; medieval and early modern drama; early modern Irish literature; digital humanities; 19th century book collecting and sales; and medievalisms.

Activities: Executive Committee of the Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick; Secretary, Early Book Society. Member of review board, Aigne (UCC's Graduate Journal). Reader for The Mediaeval Journal, Viator. With Dr Emer Purcell I am also reviews editor of Oenach, the journal of the Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland.

Research Interests

  • Medieval and Early Modern Literature
  • Women's writing
  • Shakespeare and Contemporaries
  • Drama in the Early Modern period
  • Bibliography and Codicology
  • Palaeography
  • Manuscript and Early Printed Book Studies
  • Editing Skills

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2021 - Neil Ker Memorial Fund
  • 2015 - Moore Institute Visiting Fellowship
  • 2013 - Research Transition Fund
  • 2012 - New Foundations Award (with M. O'Connell)
  • 2012 - Publication Award
  • 2010 - The Antiquarian Booksellers Association Award (with M. O'Connell)
  • 2010 - IRC Marie Curie Cara Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2009 - Small Research Grant
  • 2009 - Mobility Grant
  • 2007 - National University of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2005 - Small Research Grant
  • 2005 - Small Research Grant
  • 2001 - Arts Faculty Graduate Fellowship

Association

  • 2015 Member of Steering Committee, The Irish Renaissance Seminar
  • Executive Committee Member, Limerick Early Modern Studies Forum
  • Officer, The Early Book Society
  • Co-Ordinator , Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland

Employment

  • 2013 University of Bristol - Teaching Fellow
  • 2010 Irish Research Council / University College Cork / Queen Mary, University of London - Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2007 National University of Ireland / University College Cork - NUI Postdoctoral Fellow

Education

  • 2006 UCC - PhD
  • 1999 UCC - MA
  • 1997 UCC - BA

Books

The Middle English Wise Book of Philosophy and Astronomy: A Parallel-Text Edition

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
Heidelberg
Universitatsverlag Winter
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Recipes and Book Culture in England 1350-1600

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2022
Liverpool
Liverpool University Press
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Instructional Writing in English, 1350-1650: Materiality and Meaning

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2019
London
Routledge
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Book Chapters

Ptolemy

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Oxford
Wiley Blackwell
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Historiography of Medieval Medicine

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
New York
De Gruyter
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"Sterres"

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Oxford
Wiley-Blackwell
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Writing Textual Materiality: Charles Clark, his Books, and his Bookplate Poem

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
London
Pickering and Chatto
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Introduction

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2018
Turnhout
Brepols
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Introduction

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
London
Pickering & Chatto
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Anthologies and Miscellanies

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
Chichester
Wiley Blackwell
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Reconsidering the Recipe: Materiality, Narrative and Text in Later Medieval Instructional Manuscripts and Collections

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
Liverpool
Liverpool University Press/Exeter Studies in Medieval Europe
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Introduction

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
New York
Palgrave Macmillan
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The Forrester's Manuscript: A Book on the Margins?

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
Turnhout
Brepols
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The ‘Wagstaff Miscellany': Compilation, Organisation and Identity in the Book of John Whittocksmead

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2007
Dublin
Four Courts Press
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'Bookish Types: Some Post-Medieval Owners, Borrowers and Lenders of Wise Book Manuscripts'.

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2014
Woodbridge
Boydell and Brewer
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Practical Texts

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2021
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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Kibre, Pearl

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
New York
De Gruyter
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'The Play's the Thing: Establishing Boundaries in Anthony Munday's The Downfall of Robert, Earle of Huntington (1598)',

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
Abingdon, Oxon
Routledge
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Johannes de Sacrobosco

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Oxford
Wiley Blackell
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Scientific Texts: Artes Liberales and Artes Mechanicae

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
New York
De Gruyter
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Edited Books

Spaces for Reading in Later Medieval England

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
New York
Palgrave Macmillan
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Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
London
Pickering & Chatto
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Text, Transmission and Transformation in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2018
Turnhout
Brepols; Cursor Mundi 34
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Research-Teaching Linkages

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
Cork
NAIRTL
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Peer Reviewed Journals

A Good Reder and a Deuoute': Instruction, Reading and Devotion in The Wise Book of Philosophy and Astronomy

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2007
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Instruction and Information from Manuscript to Print: Some English Literature, 1400-1650

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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The Dynamics of Collecting: The Literary Relationship of Charles Clark and John Russell Smith

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
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Instruction and Inspiration: Fifteenth-Century Codicological Recipes

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2018
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Excalibur and Medievalism in Anthony Burgess' Any Old Iron

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
Palgrave Macmillan
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'Lynes of my Lore': Judas and the Mark of Mars in the York Play of The Conspiracy

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
Turnhout
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Other Journals

Manuscript and Textual Studies

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
Oxford University Press
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Alliterative Verse and Lyrics

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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Alliterative Verse and Lyrics

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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Alliterative Verse and Lyrics

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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Manuscript and Textual Studies

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2015
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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A fifteenth-century Leinster poem on bloodletting in Hiberno-English

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2022
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Manuscript and Textual Studies

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
Oxford University Press
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Conference Publications

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Conference Contributions

School of English Research Seminar

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
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Outlaw/ed Spaces:Constructing and Reconstructing the Medieval 'Other Within'

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
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The Middle Ages in the Modern World

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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Social Media in the Middle Ages and Beyond: Production, Circulation, and Reception of MSS and Early Printed Books, 1350-1550

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2019
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UCD School of English, Drama, and Film Research Seminar

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2019
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London Medieval Society

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
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Networks of Influence: Readers, Owners, and Makers of MSS and Printed Books, 1350 to 1550, 13th Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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Manuscripts and Miscellaneity, 1450-1750

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2008
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Manuscript Identities and the Transmission of Texts in the English Renaissance

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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Marco Manuscripts Workshop

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2014
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School of English Research Seminar

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2009
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Insular Books: Vernacular Miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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English Language and Linguistics and Linguistics Research Seminar

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
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EdTech 2009, 2020 Vision: Changing Learning Futures Through Technology

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2009
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Transmission, Translation, & Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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NUIG research seminar

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2015
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Accipe et Devora: Packaging, Presentation, and Comsumption of Manuscripts and Printed Books, 1350-1550/Early Book Society Conference

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2009
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Transmission, Translation, & Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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Moments of Becoming, Limerick Early Modern Studies Forum

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2015
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Frankenweek at UL

Dr. Christina Morin
Dr. Carrie Griffin
2018
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Material Cultures

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Staff Research Seminar, School of English

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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English Department Research Seminar

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2018
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CARMEN Worldwide Medieval Network/Virtual CARMEN 2020

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
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Out of Bounds: Mobility, Movement and Use of Manuscripts and Printed Books, 1250-1550/Early Book Society Conference

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
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Catastrophe, Calamity and Chaos, Virtual Symposium

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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International Congress of Medievalists (ICM)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2018
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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

review of Margaret Connolly, Sixteenth-Century Readers, Fifteenth-Century Books (CUP)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Review of English Studies
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Rosamond McKitterick, Perceptions of the Past in the Early Middle Ages (Notre Dame UP, 2006)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
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Review of The Works of Walter Quin: An Irishman at the Stuart Courts, with an Introduction and Notes by John Flood. The Literature of Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014.

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
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Joan Fitzpatrick (ed), Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare: Culinary Readings and Culinary Histories (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010),

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Review of The Medieval Manuscript Book: Cultural Approaches. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
Penn State University Press
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Catherine Skeen (ed), William Dunkin's The Parson's Revels (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2010)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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John Scattergood, Manuscripts and Ghosts: Essays on the Transmission of Medieval and Early Renaissance Literature (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2008
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Moyra Haslett, (ed), The Life of John Buncle, Esq. by Thomas Amory (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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Robert Fraser and Mary Hammond, Books Without Borders, Vol. 2: Perspectives from South Asia (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2008
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Review of Peter J. Lucas and Angela M. Lucas, The Medieval Manuscripts at Maynooth: Explorations in the Unknown. Dublin: Four Courts, 2014

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
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Sarah-Grace Heller, Fashion in Medieval France (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2007)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Francisco Alonso Almeida, A Middle English Remedy Book: Edited from Glasgow University Library Ms Hunter 185

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2015
Pace University Press
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The Medieval Manuscript Book: Cultural Approaches

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
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Susan M. Felch (ed), Elizabeth Tyrwhit's Morning and Evening Prayers (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Konstantinos Sp. Staikos, The History of the Library in Western Civilization, vol. V: From Petrarch to Michaelangelo (Kotinos: Oak Knoll Press & De Graaf, 2012)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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review of review of Sonja Drimmer, "The Art of Allusion: Illuminators and the Making of English Literature, 1403-1476"

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Journal of British Studies
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Wendy Scase (ed), Essays in Manuscript Geography: Vernacular Manuscripts of the English West Midlands from the Conquest to the Sixteenth Century (Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Catherine Richardson, Shakespeare and Material Culture (Oxford Shakespeare Topics, 2011) and Tara Hamling and Catherine Richardson (eds), Everyday Objects: Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture and its Meanings (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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Other Publications

review of review of Sonja Drimmer, "The Art of Allusion: Illuminators and the Making of English Literature, 1403-1476"

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Journal of British Studies
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John Scattergood, Manuscripts and Ghosts: Essays on the Transmission of Medieval and Early Renaissance Literature (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2008
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Catherine Skeen (ed), William Dunkin's The Parson's Revels (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2010)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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Transcending Textual Borders? Digitising an Unedited Middle English Lunary from British Library Egerton MS 827

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2006
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review of Margaret Connolly, Sixteenth-Century Readers, Fifteenth-Century Books (CUP)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Review of English Studies
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Robert Fraser and Mary Hammond, Books Without Borders, Vol. 2: Perspectives from South Asia (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2008
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Moyra Haslett, (ed), The Life of John Buncle, Esq. by Thomas Amory (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2012
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Magical Charms, Love Potions, and Surreal Tricks

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2019
The Recipes Projecy
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Sarah-Grace Heller, Fashion in Medieval France (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2007)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Review of Peter J. Lucas and Angela M. Lucas, The Medieval Manuscripts at Maynooth: Explorations in the Unknown. Dublin: Four Courts, 2014

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
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"London, British Library, MS Egerton 2433: A Portal to the 1840s"

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2020
Manuscripts on my Mind
St Louis University Libraries
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Susan M. Felch (ed), Elizabeth Tyrwhit's Morning and Evening Prayers (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Francisco Alonso Almeida, A Middle English Remedy Book: Edited from Glasgow University Library Ms Hunter 185

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2015
Pace University Press
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Sixteenth-Century Readers, Fifteenth-Century Books

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2019
UK
Review of English Studies
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Wendy Scase (ed), Essays in Manuscript Geography: Vernacular Manuscripts of the English West Midlands from the Conquest to the Sixteenth Century (Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Konstantinos Sp. Staikos, The History of the Library in Western Civilization, vol. V: From Petrarch to Michaelangelo (Kotinos: Oak Knoll Press & De Graaf, 2012)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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Review of The Works of Walter Quin: An Irishman at the Stuart Courts, with an Introduction and Notes by John Flood. The Literature of Early Modern Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2014.

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
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Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
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Catherine Richardson, Shakespeare and Material Culture (Oxford Shakespeare Topics, 2011) and Tara Hamling and Catherine Richardson (eds), Everyday Objects: Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture and its Meanings (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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Excalibur and medievalism in Anthony Burgess' Any Old Iron

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2016
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Review of The Medieval Manuscript Book: Cultural Approaches. Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
Penn State University Press
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Rosamond McKitterick, Perceptions of the Past in the Early Middle Ages (Notre Dame UP, 2006)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2011
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Renewing Old Text: A Recipe in The Art of Limming (1573)

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2014
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The Medieval Manuscript Book: Cultural Approaches

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2017
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''My booke and my selfe': Michel de Montaigne, 1533–1592'

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2008
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Joan Fitzpatrick (ed), Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare: Culinary Readings and Culinary Histories (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010),

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2010
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Dipping Into Ink

Dr. Carrie Griffin
2013
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