By Bronwyn Eyre
"Within its depths I saw gathered together,
Bound by love into a single volume,
Leaves that lie scattered through the universe."
- Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
a “strange, eccentric
in a contemporary
sleuthing effort, and it
starts to sound like a
literary mystery by A.S.
“Scattered Leaves,” however, is an international academic project headed by Peter Stoicheff, University of Saskatchewan English professor and U of S Vice-Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts. His intention is to locate, and digitally reassemble, the disparate parts of a medieval treasure of books once owned by Otto Ege (pronounced “egg-ee”)—an early-20th century American book collector and former dean of the Cleveland Institute of Art.
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