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English Literature after 1700
This is a fairly random list of news items about topics in English literature from 1700 to the present that pertain to my current teaching and research.
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Poet and selfie pioneer: Philip Larkin's photographs offer 'a new perspective' - BBC News

Poet and selfie pioneer: Philip Larkin's photographs offer 'a new perspective' - BBC News | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
A new book featuring 200 of Philip Larkin's photographs aims to cast light on a poet whose writing still draws in new readers 30 years after his death.
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Timon of Athens: nine not-actually-lost drawings by Wyndham Lewis

Timon of Athens: nine not-actually-lost drawings by Wyndham Lewis | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
In 1998, modernist art and literature scholar Paul Edwards wrote about "a set of watercolours and (apparently) ink drawings on the theme of Shakespeare's Timon of Athens" by Wyndham Lewis that had ...
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Blake’s Cottage | The Blake Society

Blake’s Cottage | The Blake Society | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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The Blake Society is raising money to buy Blake's cottage in Felpham, West Sussex "to create a centre for the imagination".  You can donate via https://www.justgiving.com/theblakesociety.  ; Further info here http://www.blakesociety.org/blakecottage/.

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Exhibition takes a new look at Wordsworth | St John's College, Cambridge

Exhibition takes a new look at Wordsworth | St John's College, Cambridge | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Here Comes Everybody |

Here Comes Everybody | | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Here Comes Everybody is a mass adventure using digital technology where four legs are good, two wheels are better and everyone is home by teatime.
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James Joyce, social media, art project, London

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Dubliners: The Photographs of JJ Clarke - Google Cultural Institute

Dubliners: The Photographs of JJ Clarke - Google Cultural Institute | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
A glimpse of James Joyce's Dublin
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Rediscovered: the earliest recording of Ted Hughes? - English and Drama blog

Rediscovered: the earliest recording of Ted Hughes? - English and Drama blog | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
In April this year we were contacted by the poet Penelope Shuttle, whose late husband, the poet Peter Redgrove, was a friend of Ted Hughes.
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Conference: Louis MacNeice at the BBC

Conference: Louis MacNeice at the BBC | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Louis MacNeice, Radio Writer and Producer: a one-day conference 19 October 2013Following on from the welcome revival of interest in recent years in Louis MacNeice as writer and producer for radio, ...
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Louis MacNeice, media, radio, conference

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APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature & Culture

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature & Culture | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Special issue on Editions and Editing

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Love the fact that this issue doesn't speak about Shakespeare.  However, it does talk about Milton, another of my favorite writers of the Early Modern Era.

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Beckett manuscript sells at auction

Beckett manuscript sells at auction | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
A manuscript of writer Samuel Beckett's first novel Murphy is bought at auction for £962,500 by the University of Reading.
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The 2013 Yeats International Summer School

Patron:    Caitriona Yeats   Click here for the 2013 Summer School Brochure Director:    Meg Harper Associate director:     Matthew Campbell     Drama workshop:    Sam and Joan McCready Poetry work...
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The programme of the 2013 Yeats International Summer School in Sligo has been announced.

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Archives and Special Collections - James Hardiman Library: 'Moon worship', - Yeats, the West and the Art of Gerard Dillon

Archives and Special Collections - James Hardiman Library: 'Moon worship', - Yeats, the West and the Art of Gerard Dillon | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Exhibition sheds new light on Oscar Wilde's life inside Reading Gaol

Exhibition sheds new light on Oscar Wilde's life inside Reading Gaol | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Among the photographs and archival materials released today, on what would have been the acclaimed writer’s 160 birthday, was the first picture found of one of Wilde’s working class male companions, Henry Bushnell

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Hanif Kureishi on why he deposited his archive at the British Library - English and Drama blog

Hanif Kureishi on why he deposited his archive at the British Library - English and Drama blog | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
On Wednesday we announced the acquisition of Hanif Kureishi’s Archive at the British Library’s Cultural Highlights preview for 2014. Hanif Kureishi Archive Hanif kindly agreed to join us for the press launch.
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Hanif Kureishi, archive, British Library

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Samuel Beckett in Conversation (Rare Recording) | A Piece of Monologue: Literature, Philosophy, Criticism

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On Eliot's 125th, His 'Waste Land' Hasn't Lost Its Glamour

New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon discusses the lasting influence of T.S. Eliot's seminal poem.
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Seamus Heaney, Death of a Naturalist - with annotations

Seamus Heaney, Death of a Naturalist - with annotations | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Images from Death of a Naturalist, annotated by the author
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Heaney, the Wordsworths, and wonders of the everyday - OUPblog

By Lucy Newlyn Here is one of the poems Dorothy wrote from her sick room.
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The Writer as Reader: Melville and his Marginalia | A Piece of Monologue: Literature, Philosophy, Criticism

The Writer as Reader: Melville and his Marginalia | A Piece of Monologue: Literature, Philosophy, Criticism | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc. | Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire - Working Manuscript Material

Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, Inc. | Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire - Working Manuscript Material | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Typographic Insanity: This Poster Is Covered in All 265,000 Words From Ulysses | Wired Design | Wired.com

Typographic Insanity: This Poster Is Covered in All 265,000 Words From Ulysses | Wired Design | Wired.com | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
It’s entirely possible to fit all 265,222 words from James Joyce’s Ulysses on a poster and still be able to read them. No, the poster is not a billboard; in fact, it’s a very frame-friendly 33.1 × 46.8 inches.
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Joyce Calendar of Letters--Now Digital

Joyce Calendar of Letters--Now Digital | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Thanks to the work of JJQ's Bibliographer, Bill Brockman, the Joyce Calendar of Letters is now an online, fully searchable database.  Hosted in conjunction with the JJQ Checklist at the Harry Ranso...
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The Joyce Calendar of Letters is a listing of all extant letters by James Joyce, both published and unpublished.

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