Month: October 2014

A Mysterious Book

In an earlier post, we touched upon the identity of the tragic poet Gerald C. Siordet. That post was prompted by the auction—still ongoing—of an Earthly Paradise volume signed by Jane Morris to Siordet. Why is the book still up for sale after its first auction’s end date? Well, it had to be taken down for a while, for …

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“Oxford and Cambridge Magazine ” explored by David Taylor

Dr David Taylor, Hon. Research Fellow, University of Roehampton; and Project Archivist, Lushington Archive, Surrey History Centre, gave a fascinating Morris-related talk at the “Places, Spaces, and the Victorian Periodical Press” conference at the University of Delaware. Here’s the abstract for the talk, which is called “Dreaming Spires and Radical Roots, Oxford in the 1850s: Godfrey …

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