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News from the eighteenth century

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By MICHAEL CAINES
The eighteenth century is good for a laugh – at least according to the Gin Lane Gazette. See above for an example: here’s the Duke of Norfolk sizing up his somewhat raw-looking main course.
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New Publication: ‘Computation and Palaeography: Potentials and Limits’ | Digital Resource for Palaeography

New Publication: ‘Computation and Palaeography: Potentials and Limits’ | Digital Resource for Palaeography | Literary News | Scoop.it

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OpenJoyce - Ulysses Comparison

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ESTS's curator insight, March 3, 2013 3:35 PM
new open educational resource on James Joyce, a collection of resources and a community
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Recent additions to the BUFVC Moving Image Gateway

Recent additions to the BUFVC Moving Image Gateway | Literary News | Scoop.it
The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,300 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas.
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achoo, v.

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Chasing the White Rabbit

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Literature is full of dreams that we remember more clearly than our own. Jacob’s ladder of angels. Joseph saving Egypt and himself by interpreting the Pharoah’s vision of the seven fat and lean cows.
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How do you pronounce scone?

How do you pronounce scone? | Literary News | Scoop.it
If you’re ever looking to liven up a tea party with some fully-fledged warfare, then can I suggest that you try something subtler than putting salt in the sugar bowl or pushing someone down the stairs?
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Jack Kerouac: Crossing the Line

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Andrew O’Hagan On the Road a film directed by Walter Salles The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac by Joyce Johnson National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; © 1953, 2012 Allen...
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OpenJoyce - Ulysses Comparison

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ESTS's curator insight, March 3, 2013 3:35 PM
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Toni Morrison talks literature, technology and cornfield sex with Google workers - OregonLive.com

Toni Morrison talks literature, technology and cornfield sex with Google workers - OregonLive.com | Literary News | Scoop.it
Toni Morrison talks literature, technology and cornfield sex with Google workers OregonLive.com Most of the attendees were young enough to be her grandchildren, and she clearly enjoyed startling them with candid talk about what she likes in...
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Medieval Reading Abbey manuscript goes on public display - BBC News

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Medieval Reading Abbey manuscript goes on public display
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Assaults on two priests and the abduction of a woman before her wedding day are just two of the tales contained in the medieval parchment folios.
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Literary vinyl

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This week, a new kind
of collector came across the radar of the TLS: the collector of “literary vinyl”. An
astonishing archive is up for grabs. And it could be yours. As J.C.
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Poem of the week: Words by Edward Thomas

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This loose-limbed lyric on the elemental power of language seems rooted in a distinctly Welsh landscape
Poets choose their words with the utmost care, don't they? "The best words in the best order" and all that?
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What do you call a librarian on Tumblr?

What do you call a librarian on Tumblr? | Literary News | Scoop.it
There is nothing, it seems, that the Internet loves so much as . . . well, cats falling off draining boards, but second to that, it’s abbreviations.
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Exciting Show Coming Up on American Little Magazines of the 1890s (NYC)

Exciting Show Coming Up on American Little Magazines of the 1890s (NYC) | Literary News | Scoop.it
In a few weeks what looks like a great show will open at the Grolier Club. American Little Magazines of the 1890s A Revolution in Print At the Grolier Club February 20–April 27, 2013 The long smoul...

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Sylvia Plath Info: Trailer for Movie about The Barbizon with Sylvia Plath Content

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Argh, muggins, and pleasure boat: diarists in the OED

Argh, muggins, and pleasure boat: diarists in the OED | Literary News | Scoop.it
Diaries hold a special place in literature. They can provide a uniquely personal snapshot of the world at a particular time.
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Media Screen Roundup – February 2013

The monthly roundup of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research, & published here at the BUFVC by Linda Kaye.
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Bath Literature Festival: JK Rowling on the freedom of Potter to bed, a new ... - The Independent

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Visual Liturgy: Altarpiece Painting and Valencian Culture (1442-1519)

Visual Liturgy: Altarpiece Painting and Valencian Culture (1442-1519) | Literary News | Scoop.it
Available: Visual #Liturgy: Altarpiece #Painting and Valencian Culture (1442-1519) http://t.co/ywx76jKD3s #ArtHistory #Medieval #MedievalArt
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The Dan Gunn Interview - Samuel Beckett's Letters

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It is worth bearing in mind that when the project was launched, back while Beckett was still alive, nobody, least of all Beckett himself (who had no notion of how many letters he had written over his life), suspected the scale of it.

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Digital Riffs: The Function, Structure and Future of Catalogues

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ESTS's curator insight, January 11, 2013 6:21 AM

Keynote lecture by Andrew Prescott (@Ajprescott) at Leicester University on 11 January 2013 on the launch of Manuscripts Online (www.manuscriptsonline.org).

Katie Birkwood's curator insight, January 14, 2013 4:46 AM

This is the text of a keynote lecture to the conference at Leicester University on 11 January 2013 marking the launch of Manuscripts Online: www.manuscriptsonline.org.

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Contribute to a new cultural picture of medieval Britain - University of Sheffield News

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University of Sheffield News Contribute to a new cultural picture of medieval Britain University of Sheffield News Historiated initial 'D'(eus) with the Instruments of the Passion Launched today, Manuscripts Online brings to life early printed...
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A Brit in the Académie

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By ADRIAN TAHOURDIN
The poet, literary critic and professor at the Collège de France, Michael Edwards, has just become the first Briton ever to be elected to the Académie française. The appointment is for life.
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helmer, n.

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