Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities
Old Friends in a New Dress; or, Familiar Fables in Verse (New Haven, CT and Charleston, S.C. : Sidney's Press, 1823) A versified retelling of moral stories, two of which are shown here in full. This copy bound with a lovely remnant of wallpaper.
November 26, 2012
Pages from "English for All, Fortnightly for Germans", a publication issued to German prisoners of war in England, intended to teach language skills, 1946 - 1948.
November 15, 2012
All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write—a painful failure and yet a kind of achievement.
November 10, 2012
From the Mabel Dodge Luhan Papers in the Yale Collection of American Literature (YCAL MSS 196 & YCAL MSS 197)
November 10, 2012
"Navigating NYC in Children’s Books: A Whistle-Stop Tour" A lecture by Pádraic Whyte, School of English, Trinity College Dublin Thursday, November 8, 2012 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 121 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511 (Location is wheelchair accessible) Free and Open to the Public
November 6, 2012
Thornton Wilder A Life By Penelope Niven published by HarperCollins
November 1, 2012
“Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack, poet, essayist, critic, and professor at Bard College Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm a lecture in honor of the exhibition “Descriptions of Literature”: Texts and Contexts in the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers on view October 8–December 14, 2012 and the Gertrude Stein Society Meeting
October 25, 2012