Tag Archives: Dr Nicola Wilson

The Digital Life of Decorated Books

  Please join us for the next Archives & Texts seminar: Thursday 1st December, 1-2pm in Humss G25, where Dr Hazel Wilkinson (JRF, Cambridge and visiting fellow at the Bodleian) will be introducing the newly launched Fleuron https://fleuron.lib.cam.ac.uk/ With wine and … Continue reading

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Happy Independent Bookshop Week, 18th-25th June

Dr Nicola Wilson writes: We spent some time in EN2BB (Business of Books) visiting and thinking about the role of bookshops and the power of marketing and display in selling and distributing literature. This week I found myself reviewing two … Continue reading

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Happy 99th birthday to the Hogarth Press!

Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s publishing house, established in March 1917, is 99 years old this week. The Woolfs set up the Hogarth Press in their own home – part hobby, part creative and artistic enterprise – during the pressures of … Continue reading

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All welcome at next Monday’s seminar

Please join us for next Monday’s lunchtime Archives & Texts seminar where Dr Hannah Sullivan (Oxford) will be giving a paper on ‘The Art of the Carriage Return: Free Verse, lineation and the typewriter’ 1-2pm in URS 2s26 (Hannah Sullivan is Associate … Continue reading

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New publication is well received

Nicola Wilson writes: There is an exciting review of our recently co-edited book, New Directions in the History of the Novel (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) in Literature and History (24.1, spring 2015). This book came out of a conference co-organised by … Continue reading

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Letter from America

Nicola Wilson writes: I was very fortunate to spend some time earlier this month doing research at the Harry Ransom Center (HRC) in Austin, Texas. “Do you still need to travel to see particular items?” friends have asked. Well yes, … Continue reading

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Our student on Ethel Carnie Holdsworth and re-publication

Cariad Williams, 3rd year English Literature and European Literature and Culture student writes: It was a pleasure to be involved in the process of re-publishing Ethel Carnie Holdsworth’s Helen of Four Gates, not least because the novel itself is an … Continue reading

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Archives and Texts Seminar

Professor Carolyn Steedman, University of Warwick, will give a paper entitled: Text or Archive? The Diaries (1800-1815) of Joseph Woolley, Framework Knitter   Monday 27th April 5.15-6.30pm, Special Collections, Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) All welcome! Co-organisers: Dr Nicola Wilson … Continue reading

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An enjoyable UROP experience for one of our students

Sophie McKenna writes: I am currently working in the fifth week of my UROP placement, in which I am undertaking research for the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP) at the University’s Special Collections. MAPP is a digital humanities project, which … Continue reading

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Italian conference report

Nicola Wilson writes: ‘Democratic Highbrow’: Bloomsbury between elite and mass culture, University of Salerno, Italy, 8-9 May 2014 I was very fortunate to be invited to speak at this conference last week, in the beautiful and mountainous coastal town of … Continue reading

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