January 21, 2022

National Library of Ireland: Digitized James Joyce Manuscripts Now Available Online

From the NLI BLog: Over the past while the National Library of Ireland has been developing its enhanced catalogue and what better way to demonstrate its capabilities than with one of its most important collections, the James Joyce manuscripts. After a long time of planning, organising, cataloguing, digitising, building the technical infrastructure, testing and re-testing, […]

New: Use Wolfram|Alpha to Analyze Shakespeare and Other Great Works of Literature

Here’s yet another example for your growing list of things  you can do with Wolfram|Alpha, the superb and always expanding reference and ready reference tool. From a Wolfram|Alpha Blog Post: For hundreds of years, scholars have carefully studied the plays of Shakespeare, breaking down the language and carefully dissecting every act and scene. We thought […]

Unpublished Letters Written by Ernest Hemingway Made Available for the First Time by JFK Library

From the JFK Library Announcement: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announced that fifteen letters written by Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway to his close friend Gianfranco Ivancich have been made available to scholars. Hemingway met Ivancich and his sister, Adriana, who became the author’s muse, while visiting Venice in 1949. The […]

Golding’s 'Lord of the Flies' Manuscript Displayed for the First Time at Bodleian Libraries

The exhibition opened today at the Bodleian Libraries (Oxford University). From the Oxford Web Site: William Golding’s manuscript of his classic novel Lord of the Flies, on loan from the Estate of William Golding, will be on public display for the first time. Curated by his daughter, Judy Carver, the Bodleian exhibition marks the centenary […]