Yearly Archives: 2011

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  • 29 Dec 2011
    Robert Trogdon

    Learning from Papa: Editor Robert Trogdon on Collecting Hemingway’s Letters

    Working on The Letters of Ernest Hemingway for the past several years has been and continues to be a truly wonderful experience. Since my graduate school days I have loved working with primary documents—manuscripts, letters, etc.—that contain a writer’s initial conceptions of a work or his unmediated thoughts.

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  • 21 Dec 2011

    Dickens in 2012

    Why do we still care so much about Charles Dickens? That he is a cherished figure around the world is clear from the scale of international preparations for the Dickens bi-centenary of 2012.

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  • 20 Dec 2011
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    David Conway on the absence of Jews in Western art music

    Author David Conway talks about writing his latest book Jewry In Music (out now).

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  • 19 Dec 2011

    Holidays with Hemingway: 1917-1921

    Hallmark cards were just getting started when Ernest Hemingway was writing his earliest letters, but Hem sent his own versions of holiday greetings. A look through The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 1 shows that Ernest always sent out a few special missives during the season.

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  • 15 Dec 2011

    Dr Jacques Pépin on the myths of the AIDS virus

    Thirty years since the discovery of AIDS, and despite huge scientific advances made since its discovery, the origins of the AIDS virus continue to puzzle doctors and scientists. In The Origins of AIDS, Dr Jacques Pépin has written an immensely readable and scholarly study that finally provides an answer.

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  • 14 Dec 2011

    The Young Hemingway Gift Guide

    What to get the Hemingway fan for the holidays? The obvious choices might be a good fishing pole, or a few bottles of Ballantine Ale. But why not take some suggestions from Hemingway himself?

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  • 12 Dec 2011

    English Men of Letters

    If you want to know how the late Victorians viewed the Great Writers, look no further...

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  • 12 Dec 2011
    Heather Stur

    Dragon Ladies and Girls Next Door

    Heathur Stur discusses the ways women were portrayed and understood during the Vietnam War.

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