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Ordering the Eighteenth-Century Essay (Seminar, 25th April)


What defines an essay? It’s a question that was prominent in the heyday of the genre in the eighteenth century, and in this next seminar in our Inventions of the […]

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What’s your favourite book in translation?


From foundational texts like Homer’s Odyssey, to modern bestsellers like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, many of the books that we read in English do not originate in that language. Indeed, […]

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Apply for the Bamburgh Library Fellowships 2018


Academics (from PhD student to senior staff) in any discipline, and library professionals with an interest in book or library history or practice-based research, are invited to apply for the […]

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