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Anatomy of an Epitaph: A letter by the journalist Philip Stong on meeting Sacco and Vanzetti
By Katherine Reed, PhD candidate, University of Manchester August 23, 2017 is the 90th anniversary of the executions of the anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti.  Accused of a crime they probably did not commit, in the midst of the Red Scare, their case became a liberal cause célèbre in the 1920s.  Having Dorothy Parker, John … Continue reading "Anatomy of an Epitaph: A letter by the journalist Philip Stong on meeting Sacco and Vanzetti"

O Rare: An Examination of Ben Jonson’s 1616 Folio
By Rachel Makarowski This post is part of a series written by students in ILS-Z681, The Book: 1450 to the Present. This course is taught by Lilly Library Head of Public Services Rebecca Baumann through Indiana University’s Department of Information and Library Science. The 1616 folio edition of Ben Jonson’s plays does not get as … Continue reading "O Rare: An Examination of Ben Jonson’s 1616 Folio"

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