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New Acquisition: Spenser’s Minor Poems

Special Collections is pleased to announce the acquisition of a beautiful collection of poems: The Minor Poems of Edmund Spenser. Published by Ashendene Press in 1925, the book contains The Shepheardes Calender, Compaints, Daphnaida, Colin Clovts Come Home Again, Amoretti, Hymnes, and other … Continue reading

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Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize Winner, Dies at 94

The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives is sad to announce that adored British author Doris Lessing passed away peacefully at her home in the early morning hours of Sunday November 17th. Lessing, who produced fifty-five … Continue reading

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

On April 4th 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot while standing on the balcony of his hotel room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis Tennessee. “The civil rights leader was in Memphis to support a sanitation workers’ strike … Continue reading

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Winter Poetry

Although Oklahoma’s Winter weather is amazingly diverse, having 70 degree weather one day and 30 degrees the next, most of the United States is “enjoying” very cold, snowy, and sometimes dreary winter days. In the cold and dreariness of winter … Continue reading

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Great War Poetry reading

McFarlin is proud to host a reading of World War I poems by British poets Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, and Wilfred Owen on Thursday, November 15 at 7pm in the Ann and Jack Graves Faculty Study. On Thursday, November 15th … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Stevie Smith!

On Thursday, September 20th at 7pm, the McFarlin Library will host a poetry reading featuring the works of Stevie Smith. Come hear Smith’s work being performed by local actors as well as audio of Smith reading her own poetry. This … Continue reading

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Walt Whitman Poetry Reading to be held next Thursday, April 19

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Eighteenth-Century Book Illustration and The Dunciad

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The Fugitive Poets

Walter Clyde Curry, Donald Davidson, William Yandell Elliott, Sidney Hirsch, Andrew Lytle, Merrill Moore, John Crowe Ransom, Alan Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. In the spring of 1922, a literary movement began at Vanderbilt University centering on the little magazine … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions

There are a variety of new acquisitions to report this time around. A group of photographs of historical Muskogee, Oklahoma (2011.020), including several of the English building burning and being rebuilt, old Henry Kendall College, and a herd of cattle. … Continue reading

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