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Oscar and Bosie’s Sex Life

Let’s talk about sex, baby… Oscar Wilde never spoke publicly about the nature of his physical relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas– except to deny in court that one existed. Therefore the only accoun

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“Not Being Talked About”

An article in Book Riot summarizing the recent spate of books on Oscar Wilde ended with a footnote. *Two more books related to Wilde came out in 2018, Oscar’s Ghost by Laura Lee and In Praise of Disob

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Quote of the Day: On Archive Research

Working an archive—like working a coal seam—is a physical exercise that calls for stamina. Stamina against fatigue, first of all, when handling ledgers that weigh over twenty pounds, gigantic folio vo

01/01/2019 05:04:50 PM

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Today We Have Peace

My first encounter with the Christmas truce of 1914 was this touching song performed by Will Hoppey. Smithsonian Magazine has an article today on the true story of the World War I truce. Their truce–t

12/23/2018 03:22:22 PM

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Yucky Framing: Music and ROI

There are any number of ways you could think about a centuries-old violin created in the workshop of Antonio Stradivari.  You might wonder at the fact that this instrument could have been made only at

12/21/2018 10:55:18 AM

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