Forms of Early Modern Writing

On this site you will find information and materials supporting an April 25, 2008 conference about the different forms of writing found in early modern England, presented by the Columbia Early Modern Seminar and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University.

The schedule of sessions links to details about conference topics, presenters (including abstracts), and the exhibits curated by graduate students in the Department of English and Comparative Literature. An index of images presents early modern books discussed in this conference that are on display in Columbia's Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Follow these links to view the online exhibits:
News Pamphlets from the Thirty Years’ War
Simon Waterson's bookshop
Textbooks of Mathematics
Geneva Bibles
Printed Collections of sententiae
Classics in Textbooks
Playbooks with commonplace markers