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Articles with keyword "England"

Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire


Impertinent Questions with Paul D. Halliday

On the origins of habeas corpus.

open King James Bible


The Everlasting Bible

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


Night Physik

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


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.


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


British Modernism’s Many Manners

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


Darwin the Young Adventurer

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

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary


What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.


Hey, Who You Callin' A Jacobin?

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


Our Founding Novelist

Charles Brockden Brown mixed spontaneous combustion with Gothic horror.