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O’Neill Exorcised … on NPR

Listen to Louise Bernard, former Curator of Prose and Drama for the Yale Collection of American Literature, discussing Eugene O’Neill’s lost play, Exorcism, on NPR.    “Lost Play Found: The ‘Exorcism’ of Eugene O’Neill,” NPR, 3/25/12 The play, which Louise acquired … Continue reading

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Remembering Shakespeare reviewed

“An exhibition whose range and detail may not be soon equaled”–New York Times, 3/23/12 A  great review of Remembering Shakespeare, the Beinecke’s current exhibition, in Friday’s New York Times Weekend Arts.

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Adam Hooks – Beinecke History of the Book Lecture

Please join us at the Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut for: Vulgar Venus and Politic Poetry: Reading Shakespeare in the Renaissance Wednesday, February 29, 4:30 pm Adam G. Hooks is an Assistant Professor of English at the … Continue reading

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Remembering Shakespeare Exhibition Opens

REMEMBERING SHAKESPEARE An exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library February 1 – June 4, 2012 Remembering Shakespeare tells the story of how a playwright and poet in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England came to be remembered … Continue reading

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The Book Remembers Everything: The Work of Erica Van Horn

The Beinecke Library is pleased to announce a new exhibition, The Book Remembers Everything: The Work of Erica Van Horn, on view at the Library from January 13 to March 27, 2010, and as a web exhibition online. During a … Continue reading

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David Plowden: An American Photographer

For five decades, the photographer David Plowden of Winnetka, Illinois, has documented America’s vanishing landscapes and artifacts, his stunning black and white photographs forming an image of life in 20th-century urban and rural America. Plowden, who graduated from Yale College … Continue reading

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No Place on Earth: America and the Utopian Dream

A 2006 web exhibition and introduction to American utopias through literary works and manuscript collections in the Beinecke Library. From the introduction: Utopias in America, from the first Puritan settlements to the communes of the 1960s, share the goal of removal from … Continue reading

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Discover the Beinecke Library (and beyond) in the World Digital Library

The World Digital Library is a cooperative project of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and partner libraries, archives, and educational and cultural institutions from the United States and around the world. The … Continue reading

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Blogging paleography

Early Modern Paleography, a new blog from the Beinecke Library, celebrates the beauty and complexity of early modern English handwriting, with a daily offering from the Osborn Collection of Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Ranging from the sixteenth … Continue reading

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Yale Tocqueville Manuscripts, ca. 1802-1840

Browse papers, artifacts, and portraits of both Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th century French political thinker, historian, and author of Democracy in Americapublished in two volumes, 1835 and 1840) and Gustave de Beaumont, his friend and travel companion.

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