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nordmann
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PostSubject: Discovering Literature Website - British Library   Fri 16 May 2014, 10:57

The BL recently launched this fantastic new website "Discovering Literature", the newest addition being this linked section devoted to "Romantics and Victorians". The site serves as a portal also (see the "Discovery" tab) into online editions and excerpts from works of all genres. A fantastic resource!



The website is creaking a bit today with the number of hits it's getting, so be patient.

Here is an image from the site - a first draft of Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" when it was still to be called "Lady Lancing" and a portion of dialogue in the first act between Algernon, Jack and Gwendolyn ...

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PostSubject: Re: Discovering Literature Website - British Library   Sat 17 May 2014, 07:56

Excellent resource. Thank you for the link, Benevolent Leader.

I came over quite shivery à la Philippa looking at the Oscar manuscript.
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