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Vamp and Tramp Booksellers on Campus Today!

Vamp and Tramp Booksellers will be in McFarlin’s Special Collections Satin Room on the fifth floor between 1pm-4pm today only! They will be showcasing a variety of artists’ books that are available for library purchase. If you are at all … Continue reading

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Women Writers of World War I

In keeping with the topic of Marc’s last post, I’ve decided to include some information on the role of women writers in the Great War. In 1990, Celia Patterson, who graduated with her doctorate in English from TU, published an … Continue reading

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Ghosts, Books, and Libraries

I was attempting to reorganize the bookshelf by my desk the other day, and I came across a TU library publication, Ghosts, Books, and Libraries, from 1982. Dr. Rennard Strickland, who was then the John W. Shleppey Research Professor of … Continue reading

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Max Beerbohm’s Zuleika Dobson

Zuleika Dobson, written in 1911 by Max Beerbohm, is a wickedly funny satire of undergraduate life at Oxford. The beautiful Zuleika, a femme fatale, is a conjurer by profession. She manages to gain entrance to Oxford when she visits her … Continue reading

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The Martin Secker Collection

Martin Secker began publishing before the First World War and gathered a distinguished group of writers, including D. H. Lawrence, Thomas Mann, Norman Douglas, and Henry James, under the imprint of his publishing house. In 1936 his firm was absorbed … Continue reading

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