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Articles with keyword "London"

"Low Naiad Centre" Wedgwood ceramic

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Squeaky Clean

Wedgwood ceramics served a dual purpose

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew

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Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.

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Words. Words. Words.

A new edition of Samuel Johnson’s landmark dictionary illuminates his methods.

Dust jacket, Nights Out

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Tasteful Pleasures

Corner Houses Were an Anchoring Presence in Cosmopolitan Soho.

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Chronicle of a New Age

A charismatic editor lures great writers of the early twentieth century to the pages of his controversial weekly.

Performance of <em>Twelfth Night</em>

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Shakespeare in Six Parts

Actors and Scholars explore the hidden wonders of more than a half dozen plays.

Bram Stoker in 1906

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When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.

Habeas Corpus: From England to Empire

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Impertinent Questions with Paul D. Halliday

On the origins of habeas corpus.

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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.

Deborah Harkness

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Impertinent Questions with Deborah Harkness

On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.