Academic notebooks and indexes, c1947-1976, of Shakespearean vocabulary created by Hilda Hulme.
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 977
- Dates of Creationc1947-1976
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description24 bundles
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Administrative / Biographical History
Hilda Hulme was born in Staffordshire in 1914 and read English at University College London (UCL) in 1932. She received a BA in 1935, and a MA in 1937. After graduation she studied for a University of London teacher's diploma and then taught at schools in Yorkshire before becoming the Temporary Assistant Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature at UCL in 1944. In 1947, she received a Ph.D. and stayed on as a lecturer at UCL until 1966 when she took up a Research Fellowship at the Folgar Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, USA. She returned to England and continued to work at UCL until her retirement through ill-health in 1976. Her most renowned work was Explorations in Shakespeare's English , published in 1962.
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