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Free online letter database

As I was just searching on the internet for information about Charles Dickens, I found an amazing site on which a large variety of letters by various authors have been posted. To me, as I’m doing research on the relationship between Dickens … Continue reading

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Children’s letters again…

When searching for information on children’s letters on the internet, I found a fantastic site which offers a variety of books that can be accessed freely online. I was searching the archives for children’s correspondences and I found this book:   … Continue reading

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Children’s letters

As I am interested in why children wrote letters  between the 17th and 19th century, apart from the fact that it was considered something children should be taught among the higher classes, does anybody have an idea of where to … Continue reading

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Possession by A.S. Byatt

A highly interesting novel to read is ‘Possession’. It typically fits into this blog for it is about a correspondence between two writers in the 19th century. Moreover, the main characters researching the works of these writers are two academics. This … Continue reading

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text crossing

Last night I came across a nice example of text crossing on someone’s blog. I haven’t seen one like this before, and it appealed to me immediately. I think it’s fascinating to see how letters could be written, in a certain pattern. … Continue reading

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