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Bookmarks tagged with “literature”

35 bookmarks by garrettc


Literary Clock

Tells the time with literary quotes.

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Sci-Fi & Me – Jeremy Keith – Stay Curious Café by beyond tellerrand - YouTube

"I invited Steph Troeth and Jeremy Keith to the online event series of beyond tellerrand titled "Stay Curious". But: we did not talk web. We chatted about Sci-Fi, as both are absolutely passionated for this topic. Here is Jeremy's presentation with an overview about genres and a good list of books to take as recommendation to read."

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Vonnegut's Story Shapes | Extraordinary Facility

"In “Palm Sunday”, Vonnegut sets out a theory that the world’s most-loved stories can all be plotted on a graph. Vonnegut submitted this idea to the University of Chicago as part of his masters thesis, but it was rejected, “because it was so simple, and looked like too much fun.”

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the e.e. cummings free poetry archive

A collection of the work of Edward Estlin Cummings, as it enters the public domain.

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

Welcome to the third edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms.

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Library of Babel

A project towards a universal library. By this art you may contemplate the variation of the 23 letters.

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein – in charts

Two centuries after the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the monster she created still stalks our imaginations. Adam Frost, Sergio Gallardo and Edu Fuentes piece together the facts behind the myth

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Interactive marginalia

"The presence or absence or part-of-speech of every word under a hyperlink matters in hypertext fiction:

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Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook

"…an experiment in close-reading in which seven women are reading the book and conducting a conversation in the margins. The project went live on Monday 10 November 2008."

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How can I learn to love Shakespeare?

Russell T Davies and the cast of A Midsummer Nights Dream on the challenges of adapting Shakespeare and the values of letting the Bard into your life.

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Andy Weir's 'The Martian' Map

A map showing Mark Watney's antics in Andy Weir's The Martian.

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Discworld science

Five things Discworld will teach you about science

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Iain M Banks' Universe | Rationalist Association

Nails exactly why Iain M Banks' Culture is so important.

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Rare Book Room

View high-resolution scans of important old books (Shakespeare Folios, Galileo, Books of Hours, etc.)

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Google Lit Trips

Exploring locations in works of literature using Google Earth.

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Virtual Mitchell

An huge collection of photographs of Glasgow from the Mitchell library which covers the last 150 years of the city's history

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Lovecraft 101: Get To Know The Master of Scifi-Horror

An introduction to HP Lovecraft. Handy, if like me, you hear people banging on about him all the time and you haven't got a clue where to start.

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Uncle Bobby's Wedding

A librarian writes a fantastically thoughtful and well reasoned letter in response to a complaint about a book in their collection about gay marriage.

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Wikihistory

Forum based fiction about time travelers trying to stop newbies going back and killing Hitler.

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Will Self Walks

Will Self walks 26 miles from South London to Heathrow, flys to New York, then walks from Kennedy Airport to his hotel.

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The Mercury Theatre on the Air

MP3s and RA files of classic Orson Welles / Mercury Theatre plays. Includes that War Of The Worlds broadcast as well as Dracula, A Tale Of Two Cities and more.

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