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2012 in Review: A Big Thank You to Our Contributors!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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WRITERS AT ESSEX

The Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex is organising a series of events that might be of interest to all creative writers and otherwise. WRITERS AT ESSEX is a platform which allows authors to come to Essex … Continue reading

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How to succeed at University via The Books’ pages of The Rabbit by Deirdre Serjeanton (Lecturer in Renaissance Literature)

  In 1908, Robert Benchley made a list of what he had learnt during his first year of study in Harvard. Here are some of the highlights: 1. Charlemagne either died or was born or did something with the Holy … Continue reading

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I would love to see you do this with an eBook. . .

So for a decorative reason to not buy an eBook, or sell all your lovingly collected undergrad books here is http://www.shelterness.com/ with their ideas of how to put libraries in your future house without needing an entire spare room. If your anything … Continue reading

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ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL :)

                                         MARCH 2012 Next month there are an assortment of exciting literature events going on around Essex organised by Essex County Council Library Services and Arts Council England. There will be book readings from best-selling authors, writer’s workshops and imaginative … Continue reading

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So for an alternative way to enjoy Shakespeare. . .

Introducing the Reduced Shakespeare Company: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvPdWcCHkxM click click click

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Introducing LitSoc

Here simply to introduce the LitSoc part of the blog, there’s a little link on the right hand side appropriately entitled LitSoc where you can find news about anything to do with the society, how to join and recent happenings. … Continue reading

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