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Ghosts, Ghouls & All Things Gothic

Happy Halloween from Chawton House Library! Detail from Chawton House Library's 1863 illustrated edition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner “Your old Men murdered, your Mothers outraged, your Wives defiled, your Children danced, [...]

2017-10-31T11:39:39+00:0031st October 2017|Library Blog|

Jane Austen in Paradise

At the 2017 JASNA AGM in Huntington Beach, Gillian Dow gave the opening plenary lecture. In it, she discussed Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘Jane’s Marriage’, written c. 1922, in which Kipling accompanies Austen to paradise, sees her welcomed into an [...]

2017-10-11T14:22:39+00:0011th October 2017|Library Blog|

The Unguide Project

The Unguide Project - Ryan Adams (Chawton House Library Internship 2017) During my tenure as an intern at Chawton House Library, I was requested to take part in the assistance of a project alongside a PhD candidate, Matthew Tyler-Jones, [...]

2017-06-23T11:19:11+00:0023rd June 2017|Library Blog|