Fisher Library Shakespeare catalogue wins prestigious Leab Award


We are pleased to announce that the Fisher Library's exhibition catalogue for "So Long Lives This: A Celebration of Shakespeare’s Life and Works 1616-2016” has won the prestigious Leab Award!
The award recognizes outstanding printed exhibition catalogs and guides, and electronic exhibitions, produced by North American and Caribbean institutions.
“The committee praised ‘So Long Lives This’ for its outstanding scholarship on Shakespeare, his legacy, and the England of his day, all of which offer new insights on materials and topics that are frequently exhibited and discussed,” said Alexander C. Johnston, chair of the RBMS Exhibition Awards committee and senior assistant librarian at the University of Delaware.

Congratulations to Scott Schofield, Alan Galey, Peter W.M. Blayney, Marjorie Rubright, Anne Dondertman, Coach House and the countless others who helped during the writing, editing and production of this catalogue.

Full text of the award announcement here

Copies of the regular and special hardcover edition which contains an insert of a hand press copy on handmade paper of Sonnet 18 are available for purchase at the Fisher reference desk, or by clicking this link and using the online order form.