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fayeweiGallery of Arch-Vizz Helps Students and Professionals Improve Their Visualisation Skills - 2THis book, perhaps the first published gay novel (1948) and loosely disguised autobiography of Vidal’s life, is a must read.Found him (7) reading classic literature todayLiterary conflict alignment chart for Calvin & HobbesWhy Plato Considered the Poet Sappho the Tenth MuseFrom fairy-rings to Lewis Carroll's Alice, mushrooms have long been entwined with the supernatural in art and literature. @MikeJayNet on early reports of mushroom-induced trips and how one species in particular became established as a stock motif of Victorian fairyland.OnThisDay in 1941, aged 59, Virginia Woolf filled her pockets with stones and drowned herself in the River Ouse. Read Emma Sutton's essay on Woolf's relationship to music: https://t.co/vVfjOrGTOH otd Pictured: portrait of Woolf by fellow Bloomsbury Group member Roger Fry.Account SuspendedLetters to Dead Authors (1886) — a book of letters written by Scottish writer Andrew Lang to 22 bards, poets, and novelists from Homer to Rabelais to Austen:Conversations with Walt Whitman (1895) — a short pamphlet of conversations between Walt Whitman (in his last years) and the art critic and poet Sadakichi Hartmann. Read it here:The term Afrofuturism was introduced in 1993 by scholar Mark Dery, but it's been a part of art, literature, and music almost since the birth of modern science fiction at the beginning of the 19th century. Explore more in the stacks in Watson Library:Steal Like An Artist - a book by Austin KleonA disease that reveals things in their true light? Disembodied feet galavanting about the countryside? @abbykw on the brief but strange literary career of Daniel Carter Beard, illustrator for Mark Twain and founding father of the Scouts in the US:The Official List of Harper's Summer 2019 Young Adult Book CoversIllustration from Nonsenseorship (1922). In this “levititious literary escapade” — as publisher George P. Putnam describes his anthology — some of the wittiest writers of the Jazz Age lambaste the nonsensically censorious atmosphere of prohibition-era US:“Expel Nature with a RAZOR yet she will ever return.” Title page of The Philosophy of Beards (1854), an eccentric Victorian defence of the beard. Read the book here:The Most Anticipated Book Club Reads of 2017Review: Adam Silvera – They Both Die at the EndPin by Joce08 on Tattoos | Vine tattoos, Full sleeve tattoos, TattoosMrs. Caliban: A Novel by Rachel Ingalls | Magical realism books, Novels, Romance booksAbolitionist leader Frederick Douglass died onthisday in 1895, aged 77. Read his only published work of fiction "The Heroic Slave", first featured in Autographs for Freedom, an anthology of anti-slavery literature published in 1853:OnThisDay in 1731, Daniel Defoe passed away due to "lethargy". At a moment when dystopian visions seem more the order of the day, J. H. Pearl looks at the power of utopias, particularly in Defoe's Crusoe novels, to disrupt our surrender to orthodoxy:Born onthisday in 1774, the Romantic poet Robert Southey. As well as being poet laureate for 30 years and a prolific writer of letters, Southey was an avid recorder of his dreams. W.A. Speck on the poet’s dream diary:Illustration from the 1913 English edition of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlöf, born onthisday in 1858. Read Jenny Watson on the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature:James Joyce's Ulysses turns 100 today! It was first published in book form onthisday in 1922, Joyce's 40th birthday. Celebrate with a read of the late Frank Delaney's essay “Seeing Joyce” exploring the importance of the visual in Ulysses:A Monumental Work About Being Black in America That Every American Needs to ReadBookBub Blog - The book lover's inside source for news, tips, & dealsHappy birthday to Gerard Manley Hopkins, born onthisday in 1844. Celebrate with a read of our essay "The Krakatoa Sunsets" by Richard Hamblyn which explores a little-known series of letters that the poet sent in to the journal Nature:Author Brandon Sanderson's Four Secret Novels Kickstarter receives 3300% of its project goal so he decides to donate the excess money to all other literary Kickstarters on the platform.Joseph Grimaldi, one of the greatest English clowns, died onthisday in 1837. Read about his life and memoirs (ghostwritten by Charles Dickens) in our essay by Andrew McConnell Stott:GoodreadsAwe-inspiring Book Tattoos for Literature Lovers - KickAss ThingsSillyStories. Deconstruction of literatureONE WEEK TO GO! We're looking for an experienced editor, researcher, and writer to work with us on an ongoing basis to further our mission to explore curious and compelling works from the history of art, literature, and ideas. Details here:Linoleum cut with added watercolour, by Russian artist Vera Ermolaeva — the cover to Pionery (1918), a Russian chapbook edition of Walt Whitman's poem "Pioneers" which first appeared in his Leaves of Grass in 1865. More on Whitman in Russian here:Cervantes' masterpiece Don Quixote was first published onthisday in 1605! It would become one of the best-loved and most frequently illustrated books in the history of literature. Read more in Rachel Schmidt's essay "Picturing Don Quixote" —“Expel Nature with a RAZOR yet she will ever return.” The title page of The Philosophy of Beards (1854), an eccentric Victorian defence of the beard. Read the book here:Born onthisday in 1774, the Romantic poet Robert Southey. As well as being poet laureate for 30 years and a prolific writer of letters, Southey was an avid recorder of his dreams. W. A. Speck on the poet’s dream diary:Illustration from Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum (1652). Compiled and edited by antiquary extraordinaire Elias Ashmole, it is perhaps the seminal volume of English alchemical literature. More here: https://t.co/gpVH54gyqs ⠀What Is the Oldest Book in the World?Born onthisday in Edinburgh in 1859, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Watch a rare filmed interview with him from 1927 in which he speaks about his greatest literary creation, Sherlock Holmes, and his work in spiritualism:Pride & Prejudice Quote Art Print | Pride and prejudice quotes, Prejudice quotes, Pride and prejudiceSlightly Foxed Magazine on Instagram: “I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let…”Rodrigo Wash on Instagram: “Um copo de leite.”Feedly – More signal, less noiseI am Leslea Newman, I write books including many about/for Jews, Ask Me AnythingUlf G Bohlinkind of luxebloomsburypicturesRudolfo Anaya, A Founding Father Of Chicano Literature, Dies At 82Best of pins | Bukowski, Poem quotes, Literary quotesLiterature of Wales: November 4, 2020Pin em BooksOnlyAuthors quit JK Rowling agency over transgender rightsMike Mignola’s Art for Neil Gaiman’s NORSE MYTHOLOGY Is Truly MythicThere Has Never Been a Better Time to Read Ursula Le Guin's "Earthsea" BooksFive Japanese Authors Share Their Favorite Murakami Short StoriesWe are nothing, I said, and fell. - Virginia Woolf, The Waves #book #quotes | Virginia woolf quotes, Literary quotes, Literature quotesThe Coen Brothers' Enduring Ties to Crime LiteratureWole Soyinka to publish first novel in almost 50 years - Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth will be released this year, with the 86-year-old author also planning fresh theatre work after ‘continuous writing’ in lockdownJK Rowling speaks out after Harry Potter fan sites distance themselves from authorEvery Great Writer is a Great Deceiver: Vladimir Nabokov's Best Writing AdviceLiterature of Indigenous People: August 2020

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