The Theater of Experiment explores the crucial role of spectacle in the establishment of modern science. It analyzes eighteenth-century theatrical representations of science in order to demonstrate how experimental natural philosophy was itself a kind of performing art that was shaped by a wider culture of spectacle in the Enlightenment.
British Library MS Harley 913, known as the 'Kildare Manuscript', contains the earliest examples of Anglo-Irish writing. It includes numerous well-known poems and gives vivid insights into the lives of Anglo-Irish Franciscans at a time of unrest between native Irish and English settlers.
The Passion of Charles Péguy examines the life and ideas of Charles Péguy (1873-1914), offering an examination of early twentieth-century debates related to the role of literary studies in modern society and the formation of literary history as an academic discipline in both France and abroad.