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On left, a portrait of Fuller smiling with bookcase in background. On right, the cover says “Mary C. Fuller, Lines Drawn Across the Globe, Reading Richard Hakluyt’s Principal Navigations.” The cover is blue and the background is an old map showing Canada and the North Pole, with many navigation lines.

A voyage through history

“Lines Drawn across the Globe,” a new book by MIT Professor Mary Fuller, looks at the worldwide vision of English exploration proponent Richard Hakluyt.

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portrait photo of Arthur Bahr

Portal to another world

An expert in medieval literature, Arthur Bahr is working toward a book on the Pearl-Manuscript — a rare 14th-century document that includes “Pearl” and three other works.

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