Puritan astronomy? Increase Mather’s Kometographia (1683)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In my last blog post for The Cohort, I talked about a peculiar example of historical chronology—a domestic manuscript from the late 17th century written by a teenaged…

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In Defense of the Edition

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Newberry Library Case MS F 02632.126

Including my MA and PhD programs, I’ve been an English lit graduate student—an early modernist—for going on five years, and I’ve never met a peer who is working…

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