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Saturday, 13th December 2014

A late-sixteenth-century manuscript, newly discovered in the Duke Humfrey’s Library of the Bodleian, apparently contains an account of literary London in the 1590s – the flowering of English poetry – written by none other than William Shakespeare. 63 more words


Building a 21st Century Library

Another look at the fascinating evolution of the library. The University of Oxford’s Bodleian Library has gone through enormous renovations in recent years, and the video below explains the changes and the thought process behind them. 45 more words

World Of Tomorrow

homestead51 reblogged this on Homestead Living and commented:

From it's beginnings to today's logistical management issues the Bodleian is, in my view, a priceless repository of knowledge. Thanks B.L. for this window into the renovations. May your organic growth continue to support scholarship worldwide.

Bodleian Library, Divinity School, Oxford

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Poetic Manuscript: Binsey Poplars

When we read poetry, we are invariably enjoying the finished product; the end result of drafts and redrafts, scribblings and torn up sheets.  As Yeats memorably put it in his poem  551 more words