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H e t e r o t o p ia Apr 14
"The skin is a variety of contingency: in it, through it, with it, the world and my body touch each other, the feeling and the felt..." Michel Serres, 'The Five Senses: A Philosophy of Mingled Bodies'.
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The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation 7h
In Middlemarch, George Eliot - or Mary Ann Evans - explores topics of society and class and acknowledges the complications of human motivation. More widely, it is considered one of the greatest novels written in English . Image credit: Penguin Random House
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Russia in UK 🇷🇺🇬🇧 Apr 17
On Shakespeare's birthday: 23 April at 7:30 pm | 🕊 Please join us for a multi-genre production by featuring Viv McLean (piano) and actress Susan Porrett, complemented by art by Klára Smith. 🎫
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The Ok Gatsby Podcast 4h
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Fancy Pants Books 3h
Troubling history lives on, vividly and urgently, in this week’s recommended books by
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H e t e r o t o p ia 49m
"We delight in the mere sight of the delicate glow of fading rays clinging to the surface of a dusky wall, there to live out what little life remains to them." Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, 'In Praise of Shadows' Matthieu Zellweger
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Jax Peters Lowell 3h
Our fondest and earliest memories are often of the characters in our picture books. So glad to see children’s mirroring the race and ethnicity of the families and children reading them. Via :
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Delphinium Books 2h
She Read to Us in The Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels By Kathleen Hill This memoir takes readers around the world, from New York to Nigeria, exploring a life illuminated by novels.
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Club Z! Tutoring 21h
Trivia: Where did Vladimir Nabokov prefer to write his books? Find the answer tomorrow!
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Quizzes by Thinq2Win Apr 17
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Amir Vafa 11h
Parting words from Ursula Le Guin's , a classic sci-fi on patriotism, nativism, & resistance to change on an interstellar scale.
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Audiobook Narrator 8h
Essay: Suddenly, Poets Are More Willing to Address Public Concerns. The Poet Laureate Explores Why, and How.
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The DSC Prize 4h
A deeply moving book which mirrors the painful saga of love and rejection within the segregated and almost invisible community of Parsi corpse bearers.
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SharingMyLoveOfReading 4h
The Nicomachean Ethics (finishing up) and then starting Plato's Symposium. . . . GOOD MORNING TO YOU! What are you up to today? Reading? Coffee? Tea? Friends? Alone?
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Regina Kenney Apr 17
There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you. - Beatrix Potter
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H e t e r o t o p ia 19h
"When everything has to be right, something isn't." Stanisław Jerzy Lec, 'Unkempt Thougts'
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National Centre C&D 6h
Quentin Blake & John Yeoman: 50 Years of Children's Books - Save the date - Join us for the opening of our new exhibition celebrating the 50 year partnership of illustrator Quentin Blake & children's author John Yeoman.
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The Ok Gatsby Podcast Apr 18
Nobody: Holden Caulfield: If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood is like...
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Ben Railton 2h
The critical patriotism series concludes with how Abraham Cahan's Rise of David Levinsky reinforces yet also challenges narratives of the American Dream!
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Arbeitskreis für Vergleichende Mythologie e.V. 9h
"Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers to-day, And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year." -Robert Frost
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Adrian Sung 19h
Replying to @ADRIANSYSNET
Gian Singh, Rekha Mittal, Moin Ahmad, (2007) "A bibliometric study of on digital libraries", , Vol. 25 Issue: 3, pp.342-348,
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