Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Shakespeare scholar passes on

Trevor Howard-Hill, a New Zealand-born pioneer in literary computing and an expert on dramatic manuscripts of the Shakespearean period, was one of the most widely respected scholars in the emerging field of book history.

In the early 1960s, he planned the multi-volume Index to British Literary Bibliography, projected to take over 30 years to complete.

He was also one of the most tenacious and sceptical combatants in the rapidly changing world of editorial theory.

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