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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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Condition of Yeats's holiday home a 'scandal'

Condition of Yeats's holiday home a 'scandal' | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
THE DIRECTOR of the Yeats International Summer School has described the crumbling condition of a childhood holiday home that inspired WB Yeats and his brother Jack as a “scandal”.
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Dear Peter | New Writing | Granta Magazine

Dear Peter | New Writing | Granta Magazine | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
A letter from Ted Hughes about the best places to fish for salmon in Devon, introduced by Simon Armitage.
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T S Eliot reads his Four Quartets

Tommy Eliot!!!? From Saint Lou!!? The Tommy Eliot!? Man, have youse changed.
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BBC Radio 4 - James Joyce's Ulysses, Seamus Heaney explains why James Joyce's Ulysses would be his choice of desert island reading.

BBC Radio 4 - James Joyce's Ulysses, Seamus Heaney explains why James Joyce's Ulysses would be his choice of desert island reading. | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Seamus Heaney explains why Joyce's Ulysses would be his choice of desert island reading.
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Pushkin House: Symposium on Vladimir Nabokov's The Tragedy of Mister Morn

Pushkin House: Symposium on Vladimir Nabokov's The Tragedy of Mister Morn | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it

Wed 27 June 2012 – 5.00pm
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Symposium on Vladimir Nabokov's The Tragedy of Mister Morn Language: In English

Symposium on Vladimir Nabokov’s The Tragedy of Mister Morn at Pushkin House on The Tragedy of Mister Morn will be chaired by Thomas Karshan with Anastasia Tolstoy, Lesley Chamberlain and Holly Maples .

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James Joyce's Ulysses - reviews from the archive

James Joyce's Ulysses - reviews from the archive | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
In celebration of Bloomsday, we look back through the archives at James Joyce's Ulysses...
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Exhibiting the Written Word | Research and activities | English Literature

Exhibiting the Written Word | Research and activities | English Literature | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it

A new report, supported by AHRC, on the need for innovation in exhibiting rare books and archival materials

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James Joyce’s Grandson Stephen and Literature’s Most Tyrannical Estate

James Joyce’s Grandson Stephen and Literature’s Most Tyrannical Estate | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
In a story of frustration—and ultimately, triumph—Gordon Bowker recounts the many hazards he faced writing his new biography of James Joyce; the biggest Cyclops of all is the author’s badgering, litigious grandson, Stephen.
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T S Eliot Prize 2012 - Judges Announced - Poetry Bookshop Online

T S Eliot Prize 2012 - Judges Announced - Poetry Bookshop Online | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
The Poetry Book Society...
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Irish Writers' Centre

Irish Writers' Centre | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it

Ulysses "Readathon" at the Irish Writers' Centre, Dublin on 15-16 June 2012.  Participating authors include Dermot Bolger, Roddy Doyle and Seamus Heaney.

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Copyright FAQ Updated

Copyright FAQ Updated | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
    The International James Joyce Foundation’s panel on intellectual property has just updated its Copyright FAQ to reflect the radically changed situation in the US, Europe, and the UK.  ...
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Like This

Like This | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Things I like usually include cats, glitter, more cats…anything that journeys into twee-dom, really. But me twee? Nooo. No. Maybe. New independent just-outside-of Manchester-based press, Like...
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Simon Armitage walks the Pennine Way

In 2010 Simon Armitage walked the Pennine Way back to the place of his birth. As well as making notes for his book Walking Home, writing poems and doing read...
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T. S. Eliot - Burnt Norton - Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes reads T. S.Eliot's Four Quartets - Burnt Norton For Video+Text go here: https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=2164298188402...
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Historic houses, without the swagger

Historic houses, without the swagger | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Kathryn Hughes: Our views of the past have changed, and we're less interested in grand stately homes than their humble kitchens and outhouses...
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Re-Joyceing in Dublin: Great Writers Inspire Ireland

Re-Joyceing in Dublin: Great Writers Inspire Ireland | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
This time last week, it was ‘Bloomsday’ (16th June) – a daylong celebration of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Whilst the UK celebrated in style with Radio 4 devoting an entire day’s air time to a...
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Librarians Who Hated ‘Ulysses’ (Letters)

Librarians Who Hated ‘Ulysses’ (Letters) | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Letters from 1933 in the Ransom Center's archives show librarians calling the book 'filth.'...
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Colm Tóibín on Joyce's Dublin: city of dreamers and chancers

Colm Tóibín on Joyce's Dublin: city of dreamers and chancers | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
To mark Bloomsday, 16 June, the date Joyce first walked out with his wife to be in 1904 - the year he began his collection of stories, Dubliners – Colm Tóibín revisits the city that has become a sacred place to Joyce lovers...
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O rocks! Celebrating Bloomsday DH-Style | THATCamp CHNM 2012

O rocks! Celebrating Bloomsday DH-Style | THATCamp CHNM 2012 | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
Proposed a #thatcamp Joycean backchannel project (a visualization?): "O rocks!
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Rare 1930s Audio: W.B. Yeats Reads Four of His Poems

Rare 1930s Audio: W.B. Yeats Reads Four of His Poems | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it

“I’m going to read my poems with great emphasis upon their rhythm”.   Recorded for BBC Radio between 1931 and 1937.

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