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Carel Fabritius, "The Goldfinch," 1654. Oil on panel, Maurithaus Collection
Several months ago, a student recommended that I read the novel The Goldfinch... Shortly after uploading Jeremy Bentham’s critique of the Declaration of Independence, I got around to reading the discussion in the New York Times of... Yesterday I quoted the memories of George and Luther Little of the day in May 1780 when their Massachusetts frigate chased a sea serpent off the coast... I’ve posted before on an undergraduate digital editing project for my final year English degree students, but Adam Kirsch’s recent summary and critique... Impressive... from the big English Heritage event at the weekend. Photo by Sue Dudley Once upon a time there lived a man named James Merrill Linn.
James Merrill Linn (1833-1897)
He was a lawyer, a member of a prominent family in town, a... As became clear in the robust conversation around this month’s crocodile mystery, what we’re looking at is a leather bookplate—a circular,...
Isaac Cruickshank, Royal Extinguisher or Gulliver Putting out Patriots
Dear Friends and Readers,
This is the second half of my summary and commentary... Warning: This piece contains mild spoilers for both Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire and the trilogies The Prince of Nothing and The Aspect-Emperor....
Antonio Neri, self Portrait, from Treasure of the World. 1598-1600(detail, enlarged and rotated).After a month-long hiatus, I am back at the keyboard and... Browse Posts by Blog Tags