Month: April 2013

Head’s Up: Traveling with Victorians

Late last year a new book by Dr. John H. “Jack” White, Jr. (MU ’58) was published by the Indiana University Press.  Wet Britches and Muddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America is noteworthy for many reasons, as

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The Portrait of a King

On January 30th, 1649, Royalists in England were dealt a heavy blow when the Rump Parliament executed Charles I for the charge of high treason. However, a mere ten days later, a book surfaced claiming to be the autobiographical writings of

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From the Stacks: The Cuala Press

In recognition of National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting a selection of our Cuala Press titles.  These elegant volumes, many of them volumes of poetry, are some of the finest examples of private press printing from the last century. Emerging from

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