Sarah Werner is the Undergraduate Program Director at the Folger Shakespeare Library, where she teaches courses on early modern book history, and Editor of The Collation
, the Folger's research blog. She is the author of Shakespeare and Feminist Performance
(Routledge, 2001), the editor of the collection New Directions in Renaissance Drama and Performance Studies
(Palgrave 2010), and is Textual Editor of Taming of the Shrew
for the forthcoming 3rd edition of the Norton Shakespeare. She is currently exploring the intersections of book studies and digital tools and writing about the value of bringing undergraduates into special collections.
Discussions about early modern books and digital tools have tended to focus on one of two responses. One of the first things that people focus on is the amazing access to early modern works that digital tools have given us.