Collecting Shakespeare: the lives and books of Henry and Emyly Folger

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Stephen Grant
Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 17:15
Weston Library Lecture Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford

Monday 16 October 2017

Weston Library Lecture Theatre at 5.15 p.m.

STEPHEN GRANT

Collecting Shakespeare: the lives and books of  Henry and Emyly Folger

The Folger Shakespeare Library, two blocks from the U. S. Capitol, houses the largest collection of Shakespeareana on the planet. Who were they, the reserved and secretive couple who assembled the treasure, and how did they do it?