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Category: English literature

  • Authors’ Portraits, Sixties Style

    Posted on Jun 30th

    Our current exhibit, “The Sixties: Remembering Who Was T/here,” pays tribute to, among other, eleven influential novels of the era. Though the […]

  • Polka!

    Posted on Mar 6th

    We’re looking forward to the premiere this evening of Wisconsin Public Television’s Polka!, which includes an image of some lively dancing from […]

  • As Viewed from a Book Truck: Holding History

    Posted on Nov 10th

    We hosted a scaled-down version of the Holding History series in Special Collections during Anthony Grafton’s recent visit to Madison. Grafton, Henry Putnam University […]

  • Digitizing the Second Folio

    Posted on Sep 23rd

    The process of digitizing our copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio is underway, in anticipation of all the events, on campus and further […]

  • Yeats’ “Green Helmet”

    Posted on Sep 12th

    The current exhibit in Special Collections, entitled “Green Green — It’s Green They Say,” has heightened our awareness of both references to the color green […]

  • Holding History Kickoff Event

    Posted on Aug 12th

    We were delighted to welcome the July 21 kickoff Holding History event, which brought together campus and community partners and library donors with […]

  • Honoring the Sukov Collection

    Posted on Oct 24th

    The history of the Little Magazines Collection in Special Collections began in the late 1950s, when Memorial Library acquired by purchase and donation […]

  • The Mendota Seminar, the Works of Shakespeare, and Special Collections

    Posted on Jun 20th

    We are delighted to welcome to Special Collections one session of this summer’s Mendota Seminar and to continue our collaboration with Prof. […]