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Articles with keyword "England"

Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire

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Impertinent Questions with Paul D. Halliday

On the origins of habeas corpus.

open King James Bible

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The Everlasting Bible

New translations of the Bible have sought to make it accessible to everyone.

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Night Physik

From Dreaming the English Renaissance: Politics and Desire in Court and Culture, published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

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Baskerville Hounded

From The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810 by Thomas F. Bonnell, published by Oxford University Press, 2008.

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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.