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

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Stephen Grant
Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 17:15
Christ Church Upper Library, Oxford

Monday 16 October 2017

Christ Church Upper Library at 5.15 p.m.

STEPHEN GRANT

Collecting Shakespeare: the lives and books of  Henry and Emily 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?