Department of English

University of Toronto

Scott Schofield

  • Awarded an INKE Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History and Future of the Book, at the iSchool, University of Toronto.

Recent and Forthcoming Publications:

Leonard Harison (d. 1597). in Private Libraries in Renaissance England, vol. 8. Vol. ed. J. Black. Series gen. ed. R. J. Fehrenbach. Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, forthcoming 2012.

“Cain’s Crime of Secrecy and the Unknowable Book of Life: the Complexities of Biblical Referencing in Richard II.” Shakespeare, the Bible, and the History of the Material Book: Contested Scriptures. Eds. Travis DeCook and Alan Galey. (London: Routledge, 2011). in press, under contract.

“The Case for Multiple Copies: The Example of John Gower’s Confessio Amantis (1554).” The Halcyon: The Newsletter of the Friends of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. 45.2 (December, 2010). 10-12

“The Only Surviving Copy: A French edition of the New Testament (Caen, 1557) at the CRRS.” Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Newsletter. No. 74 (February, 2010). 2
Scott Schofield

Doctoral Thesis:
Staging Tudor Royalty: Religious Politics in London Stuart Drama (1603–1607).

Current Project:
Multiple Copies: On the Materiality of Early Modern Books

Research and Teaching Interests:
History of reading, especially the study of libraries and collections, mise-en-page, annotational habits and marks of ownership; early modern literature and culture; digital media.


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