The Early Modern Commons


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Four early modern books from the James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway – as seen at #recirc17

19 May 2017

In the preceding post, Bronagh McShane discussed three early modern books from the Galway Dominican convent library, now preserved in the James Hardiman Library. This post discusses...

Three seventeenth-century books from the Galway Dominican convent library collection

4 May 2017

The library belonging to the Dominican convent at Taylor’s Hill in Galway was recently acquired by the James Hardiman Library at NUI Galway. A substantial acquisition, consisting...

Seventeenth-Century Receptions of Lady Mary Carey

18 April 2017

Lady Mary Carey (c. 1609-c. 1680) wrote verse and prose meditations. She was the daughter of Sir John Jackson of Berwick upon Tweed. Her first husband, Pelham Carey, was knighted in...

Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 conference (Galway, 22-25 March 2017)

7 April 2017

By Evan Bourke, Sajed Chowdhury, Marie-Louise Coolahan, Felicity Maxwell, Erin McCarthy, Bronagh McShane and Blanca Vizán Rico   Two weeks ago, we welcomed over 90 conference...