Posts Tagged: british library

Solve This Mystery

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The British Library has a mystery to solve, and wants help in doing so from the Internet, reports C-Net. They have an 800-year-old sword with an indecipherable inscription, and the librarians have posted to the library blog asking for help in figuring out what the inscription means.

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Letterpress and Pictures, Literature and Art

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Should art and literature be treated independently? The Paris Review Daily reports that the British Library has recently released an online collection of 1,200 Romantic and Victorian texts in the first phase of a plan to digitize various literary periods. Notably included is The Yellow Book, a literary quarterly that strictly distinguished between the two […]

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