Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe, 1992–1993 | National Humanities Center

Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe (NHC Fellow, 1992–93)

Project Title

The Locks of Learning: Source, History, and the Interpretation of a Text

University of Notre Dame

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1992–93

Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe prepared the manuscripts and wrote the introductions for two volumes she is editing: Old English Shorter Poems (Garland) and, with Margaret J. M. Ezell, Cultural Artifacts and the Production of Meaning: The Page, the Image, and the Body (University of Michigan Press). She also devoted attention to a book-length project, "The Locks of Learning," completing the first chapter, "Source, Method, Theory, Practice" (which will be published separately in the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library) and drafting chapter two.