Mimes by Marcel Schwob (1901)

An English translation of a collection of twenty short “prose-songs” (as the Foreword declares them) from the French writer Marcel Schwob (1867-1905), a key figure …more

George Wither’s Emblem Book (1635)

The emblem book of English poet, pamphleteer, and satirist George Wither (1588 – 1667). Wither was employed by a London publisher called Henry Taunton to write Engl…more

The Manuscripts of Emily Dickinson

AMHERST COLLEGE – Mike Kelly explores highlights from their Emily Dickinson collection, a huge variety of manuscript forms – from concert programmes to chocolate wr…more

Conversations with Lord Byron (1824)

In his book Journal of the conversations of Lord Byron noted during a residence with his lordship at Pisa, in the years 1821 and 1822 by Thomas Medwin, published t…more

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