Collections tagged Literature

The James Malcolm Rymer Collection

The James Malcolm Rymer Collection

A collection of documentary digital editions of the penny bloods, dreadfuls, and other works attributed to or edited by James Malcolm Rymer (1814-84). Includes The String of Pearls, or The Barber of Fleet Street: A Domestic Romance (1850). Designed, encoded, and annotated in part by Humanistic...

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Deciphering Dickens

Deciphering Dickens

Charles Dickens left behind a remarkably complete record of his literary output, including not just handwritten drafts for most of the major novels but also marked-up page proofs, serial publications, illustrations, theatrical adaptations and records of his own legendary performances from his...

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Syair Mesa Gumitar

Syair Mesa Gumitar

British Library Mss Add 12380 With thanks to the British Library for digitising this manuscript and making it available for reuse. The manuscript can also be viewed fully digitised on the BL's site here:http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_12380&index=0

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Guillaume le Clerc de Normandie’s Bestiary

Guillaume le Clerc de Normandie’s Bestiary

During the 2021 IUB Transcribathon (April 15-17, 2021), five teams will collaborate to transcribe a copy of Guillaume le Clerc de Normandie's early thirteenth-century Bestiary, which details the appearance and habits of a series of real and fantastical creatures, as well as moral lessons they...

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19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th Century American writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items tied to 19th Century American writers and housed at Middlebury College Special Collections. Many famous names and literary careers are represented inside, including Ambrose Bierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry...

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19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

19th-20th Century women writers : letters, manuscripts, & correspondence

This collection includes scanned letters, correspondence, and other manuscript items by 19th & 20th Century women writers. Many famous names are to be found inside: Elizabeth Blackwell, Mary Moody Emerson, Elizabeth Stoddard, Julia C. R. Dorr, Willa Cather, and Emma Willard are all...

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Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin – known as Stella to her family and friends, and as Miles to her readers – was born on 14 October 1879. The young Miles published her best-known and much-loved work My Brilliant Career in 1901. One of the greatest insights into the life of Miles Franklin is...

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Houghton Library

Houghton Library

Home to Harvard’s rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more: a destination for students, scholars, and the public.

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Teaching Paleography 2022

Teaching Paleography 2022

This is a temporary collection for participants of the Folger Institute's Teaching Paleography course to play around with.

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The Courant

The Courant

Collection of the 1859 issues of The Courant Southern Literary Journal. Includes poems, short stories, serial novels, and essays.

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Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

Shaker Commonplace Book, 1890-1921

This collection as been fully transcribed (thank you!). You may still help out by proof-reading the transcriptions, and indexing subjects (Authors, Poem Titles, Places, and Organizations) by placing double brackets around them [[like this]]. This commonplace book of poetry was compiled by...

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O.E. Rølvaag Correspondence

O.E. Rølvaag Correspondence

About O.E. Rølvaag Ole Edvart Rølvaag was born in a fishing village on Dønna, Norway, on April 22, 1876. He immigrated to the United States in 1896 and worked as a farmhand in South Dakota from 1896–98. After graduating from Augustana Academy in Canton, South Dakota, in 1901, Rølvaag earned...

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Nueva Crónica (1615)

Nueva Crónica (1615)

Colección de documentos relativos a Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala (1550-1616 aprox.) y su obra "Nueva Crónica y Buen Gobierno" (Guamanga [Ayacucho], 1613 [1615]). Se reúnen fuentes importantes para comprender mejor la obra, el autor y la perspectiva andina del mundo. Fuente: Biblioteca Real de...

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Comentarios Reales (1609)

Comentarios Reales (1609)

Colección de fuentes relativas al Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539-1616) y su obra, como el caso de los "Comentarios Reales" (Lisboa, Pedro Craesbeeck, 1609). Aquí se reúnen los documentos más importantes que permitan explicar y comprender mejor al autor, su obra y su perspectiva andina del...

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