The Facsimilist's Tale
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Michael Kuczynski is an associate professor of English at Tulane University specialized in Middle English literature. His visit will focus on the relationships between physical and digital facsimiles of medieval manuscripts and the implications for digital research. The Facsimilist's Tale, being a perambulation through the early history of manuscript surrogates by way of the career of Thomas Wilson, schoolmaster of Leeds (d. 1760), with some implications for current digital technologies.