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20th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

8–9 OCTOBER 1993


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 37 (1993): 227-41

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Session I –9:00am

  • Another Look at Darwin and the Medieval Dramatic (Con)text: Winchester College MS 33 and the Re-writing of Literary History
    Gerard NeCastro (Madison, WI)
  • Bishop Henry Dispenser's Miscellany of French Texts in British Library, MS Additional 34114
    Peter R. Grillo (University of Toronto)
  • The Redstone Papers on Chaucer's Ancestry in the Joseph Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago
    Beverly Boyd (University of Kansas)

Morning Break –10:30am

Session II –11:00am

  • The Mirror of Simple Souls of Margaret Porette: A Report on Scholarship
    Jack C. Marler (Saint Louis University)
  • John Lydgate's Magnificat: Authorial Intent and Scribal Responses
    George R. Keiser (Kansas State University)
  • Glossing Rationalizations into Late Middle English Astrological Texts
    Laurel Means (McMaster University)

Luncheon –12:30pm

Session III –2:00pm

  • The Autobiography of the Book: The Frontispiece to LeMans, Bibliothèque municipale, Ms. 354
    A. Richard Hartman (Southeastern Oklahoma State University)
  • The Toller Hours: A Descriptive Analysis of a Late Fifteenth-Century Flemish Illuminated Manuscript Made for Use in England
    Kevin M. Phalen (Saint Louis University)
  • Authenticating Les Revelacions de senta Elizabeth (Cod. Vat. Rossianus 3, ff. 122r-136r)
    Linus J. Thro, S.J. (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session IV –4:00pm

  • Women in the Margins: Anonymous Love Notes to Felisardo in a Fifteenth-Century Spanish Copy of Ptolemy's Almagest
    Anthony J. Cárdenas (University of New Mexico)
  • The Agricultural Texts Appended to the Fourteenth-Century Iberian Translation of Palladius
    Thomas M. Capuano (Northeast Missouri State University)
  • New Directions in the Cataloguing of Latin Manuscripts at the Vatican Library
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Reception –5:30-7:00pm
Samuel E. Cupples House

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session V – 9:00am

  • The Tylney Manuscript of Shakespeare before King James
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)
  • John Henry Newman and the Caroline Divines: The Importance of the Mundane in Historical Research
    Kenneth L. Parker (Saint Louis University)
  • A New Guide to Microfilms of Vatican Library Manuscript Codices Available for Study in the Vatican Film Library
    Lowrie J. Daly, S.J. (Saint Louis University)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session VI – 11:00am

  • The Sallust Texts in Cod. Vaticanus latinus 1860
    Stephen Schierling (Louisiana State University)
  • The Text of Aeschylus' Prometheus vinctus and Septem adversus Thebas in Cod. Vaticanus graecus 58 (Ne/Sj)
    Charles J. Zabrowski (Gettysburg College)
  • Peter of Auvergne and His Questiones supra De sensu et sensato
    Kevin White (Catholic University of America)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session VII – 2:00pm

  • The Alanus Commentary: A Step in the Evolution of the Rhetorical Commentary
    Maureen B. Ryan (Ohio University)
  • Carolingian Style in the Context of Later Eighth-Century Salzburg: The Vienna Cutbercht Gospels
    Susan E. von Daum Tholl (Boston University)
  • Augustin moralisé: Some Observations on Florence, Laurenziana, Plut. 12, Cod. 17
    Kenneth B. Steinhauser (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VIII – 4:00pm

  • Text and Image in Brun de la Montaigne
    Dorothy L. Schrader (Oklahoma State University)
  • The Chapter on Hercules in the Chronicon of Benzo d'Alessandria
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia)
  • Guarino Guarini of Verona—Scribe and Scholar
    Donald F. Jackson (University of Iowa)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm