Tragedy General - Michaelmas
Substantial collection of papers - on William Shakespeare and many other early modern writers - stored in hardcover small ring-binder, Heffer's brand, Cambridge. Folder labelled Folder A Tragedy General Michaelmas 1964. Ring-binder removed from box. First page titled English Tripos, 1965: Prescribed Books and Periods Part II. Contains course outlines, Tragedy reading list, typescript titled Elizabethan Tragedy: Marlowe to Middleton, L. G. Salingar, 8.10.1964; typescript titled Comedy 1500-1600 L.G. Salingar, 9.10.1964; dozens of pages of handwritten notes from courses taught by L. G. Salingar, Muriel Bradbook (first female professor of English at Cambridge), Raymond Williams, Ann Righter, and others named by Greer as Bolgar, Dr. Davies, Miss Everett and Father Foster. After being awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to Newnham College, Cambridge in 1964, Greer was initially going to sit for the Tripos as an affiliated student. Her special interest was Renaissance Literature and she was being supervised by Dr Ann Righter and Mr Jeremy Prynne. Professor Muriel Bradbrook was the Renaissance seminar leader. After a term and a half Greer was persuaded to change her course of studies and was accepted as a research student.
Item: [2014.0044.00122] "Tragedy General - Michaelmas"