Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy birthday, Jane Austen!

Yesterday, if she had lived that long, Jane Austen would have turned 240. Imagine all the novels she would have been able to write! Not to mention letters … Birthdays, it appeared, were important events in her life, as an … Continue reading

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The Mary Hamilton Papers available online

Letters carefully transliterated from the Mary Hamilton Papers in the John Rylands Library are freely available to any interested reader. The corpus currently stands at 161 letters dated 1764-1819 – over 70,000 words of text. The Image to Text project … Continue reading

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