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The Fine Print: LSU Press and The Southern Review

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October 19th marks the opening of the exhibition “Advancing Scholarship & Learning for 80 Years: LSU Press and The Southern Review” at Hill Memorial Library. The timing is particularly appropriate, as October is American Archives month, a celebration of the

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Charles Dickens Goes to the Theater…

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In celebration of Charles Dickens’ 202nd birthday, we’re highlighting our Collection of Dickensian Programs, 1879-1936. This collection contains theater programs for Dickens-based plays from the late 1800s and early 1900s. It has always been popular to adapt Dickens’ stories for

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Vampires at Hill!

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LSU Libraries Special Collections is expanding upon and growing a new collecting area — we are looking at the world of Vampires!  This collection builds on vampire fiction by Louisiana authors or with a Louisiana setting already held in the

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Ghost stories at Hill! Join us!

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Join us on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 for a talk and reading with Folklorist and LSU Professor Emeritus Frank Decaro. A book signing and halloween candy reception will follow. The talk will begin at 5:30 pm. This event is free

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Reading, Writing, and Louisiana Lit

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The exhibition “Louisiana for Bibliophiles: A History of Reading in the Bayou State” is now online. Excerpt from the exhibition section “Women’s Reading & Novels”: Proper young ladies read works that contributed to their moral character, spiritual growth, or development

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“Charles Dickens at 200″ exhibit

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This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, one of English literature’s most beloved authors. No other writer has had so great an impact on our perception of Victorian England, and few can claim to have

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A Confederacy of Dunces Abroad

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LSU Libraries’ Special Collections  and LSU Press host mini-exhibition and panel discussion Een samenzwering van idioten.  Tökfilkók Szövetsége.  La conjuration des imbéciles.  No matter how you say it, A Confederacy of Dunces is a world-wide sensation.  Published by LSU Press

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