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Articles with keyword "England"

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The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson

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British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

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Darwin the Young Adventurer

The budding naturalist avoids life as a minister and finds himself aboard the Beagle.

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary

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What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.

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Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

First of all, they are not even French. Second, they’re hardly household names.

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Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.

Lewis Hyde

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Impertinent Questions with Lewis Hyde

On the "commons" of intellectual property.

John Milton, from Paradise Lost: a Poem in Twelve Books.

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Milton and the Cultures of Print

New Jersey exhibits a rare collection from Milton's library.

Image of Astrolabe, M-26, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL

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History of Science at the Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium’s history of science collection is one of the world’s most important, and includes the astrolabe pictured here.