Category Archives: Literature

Don Juan de Espina and his chair. Material culture and ephemerality in a seventeenth-century Spanish collection

This is the paper I presented at the Ephemerality and Durability in Early Modern Visual and Material Culture Conference last week: Don Juan de Espina and his chair. Material culture and ephemerality in a seventeenth-century Spanish collection The aim of … Continue reading

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El Arca de Noé. Historia e imágenes naturales – Postgraduate Course

El Arca de Noé. Historia e imágenes naturales is a postgraduate course organised by Juan Pimentel and Sandra Sáenz-López from the CSIC, Madrid, and its aim is to explore the intersections between natural history, visual & material culture and the … Continue reading

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Perseus Digital Library

Great resource for texts & images, specially Greek and Roman materials: the Perseus Digital Library

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David Markson

Epitaph for a Tramp, Dell, 1959 Epitaph for a Dead Beat, Dell, 1961 The Ballad of Dingus Magee; Being the Immortal True Saga of the Most Notorious and Desperate Bad Man of the Olden Days, His Blood-Shedding, His Ruination of … Continue reading

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