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VIEW Journal # 3

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VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture is the first peer-reviewed, multi-media and open access e-journal in the field of European television history and culture.
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Rauner Library Blog: "Hastily executed & altogether immature"

Rauner Library Blog: "Hastily executed & altogether immature" | Literary News | Scoop.it

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'Animal Farm': What Orwell Really Meant

'Animal Farm': What Orwell Really Meant | Literary News | Scoop.it
George Orwell

Of course I intended it primarily as a satire on the Russian revolution.
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5 words that are older than you think

5 words that are older than you think | Literary News | Scoop.it
Language changes, whether we like it or not, and nothing changes faster than slang.
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James Joyce's 'last undiscovered' collection to be published

Alison Flood: Ten 'epiclets' written after Ulysses in 1923, have been published together for the first time, causing a rift among scholars as to how they fit in to the Joyce canon

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The Unbearable

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Terry Castle Mad Girl’s Love Song: Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted by Andrew Wilson American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath by Carl Rollyson Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes,...
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James Joyce's 'last undiscovered' collection to be published

Alison Flood: Ten 'epiclets' written after Ulysses in 1923, have been published together for the first time, causing a rift among scholars as to how they fit in to the Joyce canon

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The Most Offensive Movie Characters Ever

The Most Offensive Movie Characters Ever | Literary News | Scoop.it
From Jar Jar Binks to Carrie Bradshaw here is my pick of the silver screen's most offensive creations - what are yours?
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BUFVC membership rates 2013-2014

BUFVC membership rates 2013-2014 | Literary News | Scoop.it
The BUFVC provides unrivalled services, resources and support to UK higher and further education institutions to ensure the easy access, discovery and use of moving image and sound content.  We continually strive to keep our membership rates as low...
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ALA 2013: The Golden Age of Piracy: PW Talks with Robert Spoo

ALA 2013: The Golden Age of Piracy: PW Talks with Robert Spoo | Literary News | Scoop.it
As a new copyright reform movement gains momentum, and international treaties propose to “normalize” copyright laws globally, it is amazing to see how history does repeat itself.

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Simone Weil

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Susan Sontag Simone Weil in Marseilles, early 1940s The culture-heroes of our liberal bourgeois civilization are anti-liberal and anti-bourgeois; they are writers who are repetitive, obsessive, and impolite, who...
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Where is happiness in 20th-century fiction?

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People are rarely content in English novels of the last century – except, it seems, when pigs are involved
Last week, a respected colleague posed a casual question that, on further reflection, opened up an interesting line of speculation.
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Hay Festival gears up for big weekend of arts and literature - WalesOnline

Hay Festival gears up for big weekend of arts and literature - WalesOnline | Literary News | Scoop.it
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Hay Festival gears up for big weekend of arts and literature
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The world's largest annual literature festival is getting into full swing this weekend just outside a small Powys town.
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Whisky galore! The language of the distillery

Whisky galore! The language of the distillery | Literary News | Scoop.it
When I started working in the wine trade, the first thing I learnt was that anything more than a superficial understanding of wine takes time, and quite a lot of drinking, to master.
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Joyce Calendar of Letters--Now Digital

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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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Newly acquired W.H. Auden Journal

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Image © Peter Mitchell/Faber Archive The English and Drama Department made an exciting new addition to the British Library’s literary collections last week. At the Christie’s auction on 12th June, we acquired a fascinating journal of W.H.
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The 'Sacred' seasons of live art at the Chelsea Theatre

The 'Sacred' seasons of live art at the Chelsea Theatre | Literary News | Scoop.it
The 'Sacred' seasons of live art and experimental contemporary performance were started at Chelsea Theatre, London, seven years ago by Francis Alexander, the Theatre’s Artistic Director.
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Luminary by RS Thomas: Poem of the week

Luminary by RS Thomas: Poem of the week | Literary News | Scoop.it
With its melodious free verse, this love poem's imagery extends beyond an individual woman to wider nature Among the publications marking the centenary of RS Thomas's birth in 1913, especially interesting is an edition by Tony Brown and Jason...
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Bichitra :: Online Tagore Variorum :: School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

Bichitra :: Online Tagore Variorum :: School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University | Literary News | Scoop.it

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A major new digital edition of Rabindranath Tagore is launced at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

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Arthur Miller on the small screen 4: A View from the Bridge

Arthur Miller on the small screen 4: A View from the Bridge | Literary News | Scoop.it
Katherine Blake as Beatrice, Raf Vallone as Eddie and Francesca Annis as Catherine (1966, A-R)
The two documented productions of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge on British television were transmitted twenty years apart.
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Sylvia Plath: Rage and Laughter

April Bernard One of my favorite items in the Sylvia Plath archive is a collage she made in 1960: the central image is President Eisenhower sitting at a desk; included in the collage is a cut-out of a woman in a bathing suit with a bomber plane...
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Bichitra :: Online Tagore Variorum :: School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

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A major new digital edition of Rabindranath Tagore is launced at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

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New Beatles acquisition at the British Library

New Beatles acquisition at the British Library | Literary News | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that the British Library has acquired six manuscripts created by John Lennon.
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Poem of the week: Boy Soldier by Fred D'Aguiar

Poem of the week: Boy Soldier by Fred D'Aguiar | Literary News | Scoop.it
This shocking portrait of a child locked into a brutal cycle of war restrains its language, but its outrage is palpable
This week's poem "Boy Soldier" is by Fred D'Aguiar and comes from his new collection, The Rose of Toulouse.
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Live webchat: Sarah Churchwell on F Scott Fitzgerald and Gatsby

Live webchat: Sarah Churchwell on F Scott Fitzgerald and Gatsby | Literary News | Scoop.it
Post your questions now ahead of the discussion on Friday 31 May at 1pm for a chance to win a copy of Churchwell's new book on Fitzgerald's masterpiece On Friday 31 May, at 1pm, Sarah Churchwell, F Scott Fitzgerald authority and the author of a new...
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