Henry Chillester. Youthes Witte, or, The vvitte of grene youth choose gentlemen, and mez-dames which of them shall best lyke you compiled and gathered together, London, John Wolfe, 1581, STC 5137.5. Transcribed from facsimile edition in EEBO; original in British
The EEBO-TCP’s open-source collection of OCR transcriptions of early modern texts offers an ideal opportunity to introduce students to scholarly editing practices without requiring specialized encoding skills or software. Why teach editorial methods in an early modern literature classroom? Teaching
Following are the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 syllabi for an interdisciplinary Learning Community entitled “A Rogue’s Progress: Mapping Kit Marlowe’s Social Networks.” These proto-digital humanities classes were taught at Stonehill College and trace a trajectory of exploratory pedagogy that
The following slides offer instructions for creating a diplomatic transcription of an early modern text in preparation for later encoding using TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) methods. It has been adapted from The Map of Early Modern London’s “How to” guide
Learning how to observe and describe a text’s discrete features prepares one for any kind of editorial project. The document analysis questionnaire linked below is designed to help one gather preliminary information about a text and make hypotheses about its
This section features in-class activities designed to introduce students to descriptive bibliography, “how to” guides for transcribing and encoding diplomatic editions of early English texts using TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) methods, and scalable assignments that can be used to teach
In Fall 2020, Kristen Abbott Bennett wrote a blog for The Arts and Humanities Division of The Council on Undergraduate Research about force-multiplying collaboration in undergraduate classrooms. Click here to read the full article. Return to About The Kit Marlowe
Bennett, Kristen Abbott and Andrew Jeromski. “’The Glory of Our Sexe’: Elizabeth I and Early Modern Women Writers.” Women Writers in Context, The Women Writers Project, Northeastern University, May 2020, wwp.northeastern.edu/context/#bennett.glory.xml.
Bennett, Kristen Abbott. “The Preposterous Publication History of Elizabeth I’s ‘Golden Speech.’” Women Writers Project, 2019, wwp.northeastern.edu/blog/golden-speech/.
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) was born Elizabeth Tudor on September 7, 1533. She was the first daughter of King Henry VIII and only child of his second wife, Anne Boleyn. King Henry had her mother executed when Elizabeth was three
Rams Write is a by-students-for-students LibGuide published by Framingham State University that includes tips for paper organization, revision, clarity, frequently confused words, and grammar and mechanics. Click the image or the link above to visit Rams Write! The Kit Marlowe
New Publication Rowan Pereira (Stonehill 2019) stayed on as Project Intern for the Spring 2019 semester, driving to Framingham weekly, and completing an independent transcription and encoding of Henry Petowe’s previously unpublished additions to Marlowe’s posthumously published poem, “Hero and
Fall 2018 Kit Marlowe Project Intern Rowan Pereira (Stonehill College ’19) transcribed, edited, and encoded Henry Petowe’s continuation of Marlowe’s poem “Hero and Leander” printed by Thomas Purfoot for Andrew Harris in 1598 (STC 19807) using the Early English Books
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Much has been going on behind-the-scenes at The Kit Marlowe Project this Fall, but we’re excited about the progress we’re making! Because I (Project Director) left Stonehill College in August to accept a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Framingham State
Joining students in metacognitive reflection The issue of open access is quite possibly my biggest takeaway of this course..Information is something that shouldn’t be limited. Making knowledge accessible to all is so important and interesting from an ethical perspective.
Why Kit Marlowe now? Christopher (aka Kit) Marlowe was born in 1564 and died dramatically in 1593. He was one of William Shakespeare’s most interesting contemporaries; they surely exchanged ideas around the playhouses and taverns. Marlowe was also close with
Kristen Abbott Bennett Rogues Progress Works Assignment Spring 2018 Creating Web Exhibits for Kit Marlowe’s Works Project Due: 3/15/18 Each group will be assigned one of Christopher Marlowe’s works. Your first step will be to research the publication, performance,
EDITING THE GENERAL RESOURCES BIBLIOGRAPHY IN WORD PRESS The editing process is straightforward: you may click on the entry and see the citation. When you are logged in to the site, you will have an option to edit. Before making
The Spring 2018 “Rogues” worked collaboratively in the same groups throughout the semester. Instructors: Kristen Abbott Bennett, Scott Hamlin TA: Rowan Pereira (Stonehill ’19) Web Support: Amanda Beauregard (Fellow, Digital Innovation Lab, Stonehill ’18) Graphic Design: Jonathan Letourneau (Fellow, Digital
In the first unit for the Spring 2018 semester, “Dangerous Knowledge,” students were introduced to Kit Marlowe by embarking on a Scavenger Hunt that used content designed by the Fall 2017 Rogues as a starting point (the plural “rogues” has evolved
The Fall 2017 “Rogues” worked collaboratively in the same groups throughout the semester. The team names reflect the web exhibits that each group researched, designed, and posted here; they worked in the same groups to encode both Francis Meres’s Wit’s Treasury and
The Fall 2017 Rogues enjoyed a student-centered learning experience developing content that interested them about Marlowe’s life and times. Building the Bibliography and Web Exhibits In the first unit, “Rogue, Poet, Spy,” students went on virtual scavenger hunts to learn
The Kit Marlowe Project was brought to life by undergraduates enrolled in Stonehill College’s Fall 2017 team-taught Learning Community entitled “A Rogue’s Progress: Mapping Kit Marlowe’s Social Networks.” But our team extended well beyond instructors Kristen Abbott Bennett and Scott Hamlin. We
Bennett, Kristen Abbott, ‘Negotiating Authority through Conversation: Thomas Nashe and Richard Jones’ in Kristen Abbott Bennett (ed.), Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England (1549-1640) (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2015), pp. 102-131. 28 Sept. 2017.