Lauch of The Aphrodysial

We’re delighted to invite you to the online launch of our 2022 annual volume  on Saturday 25 February at 2pm GMT! The Malone Society and Reading Early Plays will be hosting an online reading of William Percy’s The Aphrodysial to mark the launch of Maria Shmygol‘s new edition of the play. At the undersea court of King … Read more

Malone Society Research Fellowship: Maria Shmygol, part 2

This is the second of two blog posts from Maria Shmygol about her research into William Percy’s manuscript play The Aphrodysial, for which she received a Malone Society Fellowship. Maria is based at the English department of the University of Liverpool, where she is assisting Nandini Das with her work editing Volume 6 of a fourteen-volume critical edition of Richard Hakluyt’s Principal Navigations, … Read more

Collecting the major works of Sir E.K. Chambers

This guest post comes from Charles Littrell, who has put together some top tips for collecting the major works of Sir E.K. Chambers… Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1866—1954) was the first president of the Malone Society, serving from 1909 to 1939. He was a prime example of those late Victorian gentlemen who productively channelled their … Read more

Bursary Funded Research: Staging Daniel’s Cleopatra

This post is the second in our series of guest-authored posts written by scholars who have been awarded funding for their research by the Society. This post was written by Yasmin Arshad, a PhD Candidate at University College London. STAGING DANIEL’S CLEOPATRA I was awarded a 2013 Malone Society Bursary to mount a production of … Read more

Bursary Funded Research: a visit to the Houghton

The Malone Society offers bursaries, fellowships, and grants to support research. This blog post is the first in a series of pieces written by scholars who have been awarded funding from the Society. It was written by C. K. Ash, a doctoral student at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon.   In 2012 I won a Malone … Read more

Fellowships and Bursaries: FAQs

The Malone Society invites applications from scholars for fellowships and bursaries. If you are considering applying for one of these awards, but would like to know more, here are some Frequently Asked Questions 1. What kind of work does the Malone Society fund? We fund scholarly and textual research relating to drama by English, Welsh, … Read more