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Vulgarities of Speech Corrected

The HUGE database includes as the second usage guide on our list, the anonymous Vulgarities of Speech Corrected. The copy included is the second edition, published in 1829, in London. 92 more words

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Digital Humanities Internship Blog Post #1 – Historical, Literary Context & Impressions of a Dublin Playgoer as a Resource

This blog post is the first to document progress on ‘The Lost Theatres of Dublin’ internship as part of the Digital Humanities and Culture MPhil. This first post will be dealing primarily with the background on Joseph Holloway and his unpublished manuscript… 1,429 more words

Digital Humanities

Maria Edgeworth

Life & Times of Maria Edgeworth
Maria Edgeworth remains one of the most influential and famous novelists of the English language, her most famous and cherished work being the novel Castle Rackrent. 873 more words


Literary Memories 18 February: Maria Edgeworth

Author: Maria Edgeworth

Dates: 1 January 1768 – 18 February 1849

Nationality: Irish

Title of Book: The Absentee

Lord Colambre turned in despair from the callous coach-maker, and listened to one of his more compassionate-looking workmen, who was reviewing the disabled curricle; and, whilst he was waiting to know the sum of his friend’s misfortune, a fat, jolly, Falstaff looking personage came into the yard, accosted Mordicai with a degree of familiarity, which, from a gentleman, appeared to Lord Colambre to be almost impossible.

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Ulysses, Burke, Edgeworth, and Chandler.


This is my response to a Public Lecture hosted by Gillian Russell, Gerry Higgins Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Melbourne. 1,869 more words

Of Literary Interest

Friday Five. Page 2 of 365.

Happy Friday & Happy New Year. It’s Friday Five!

It’s the second day of 2015 and things are off to a good start … sort of. 868 more words

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Literary Memories 1 January: Maria Edgeworth

Author: Maria Edgeworth

Dates: 1 January 1768 – 18 February 1849

Nationality: Irish

Title of Book: Belinda

Mrs. Stanhope, a well-bred woman, accomplished in that branch of knowledge which is called the art of rising in the world, had, with but a small fortune, contrived to live in the highest company.

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