News tagged with manuscripts

William Forbes manuscript rediscovered

Prof Ernest Metzger of the School of Law has announced the rediscovery of an 18th century manuscript by William Forbes (ca. 1688 – 1745), the first Professor of Civil Law in the University.

dateJul 18, 2013 in Other
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Rare manuscript by Italian master found

A University of Manchester academic has discovered an important and previously unknown manuscript by one of the medieval period's greatest thinkers, who was born 700 years ago this year.

dateJul 11, 2013 in Other
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Academic solves mystery of Laurence Olivier screenplay

Screenplays of Laurence Olivier's unmade film version of Macbeth, widely thought to have been lost, have been uncovered by a University of Exeter academic. English Lecturer Dr Jennifer Barnes located 13 previously unstudied ...

dateJan 25, 2013 in Other
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Research uncovers seven lost Burns manuscripts

A Scottish researcher has unearthed seven long lost manuscripts, including correspondence between Robert Burns and his close friends, which throw significant new light on the life and work of the poet.

dateJan 14, 2013 in Other
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