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New Featured TypeWright Text: September 2013:  The Plenipotentiary 1787

New Featured TypeWright Text: September 2013: The Plenipotentiary 1787

Greetings and Salutations! Please let me introduce myself, Anne Arundel Locker-Thaddeus, as the new graduate research assistant for ARC, the Advanced Research Consortium.  A Texan by birth, I am a folklore scholar working on my Ph.D. in Anthropology at Texas A&M University.  My areas are contemporary folklore of Mexican Americans and folkloric processes.  However, my […]

The Frontispiece to A trip to Paris, in July and August, 1792. By Mr. Twiss.

Featured Text: A Summer in Paris, 1792

  This month’s TypeWright Featured Text is A trip to Paris, in July and August, 1792. By Mr. Twiss (1793). In late summer 1792, Paris became a city of revolution and violence, and the world was fascinated and horrified by the events leading up to and including the September Massacres. Mr. Twiss, the author of the featured text, […]

Tunbridge-Miscellany

Featured Text: Summer Poetry

  This month’s TypeWright Featured Text is The Tunbridge-Miscellany: Consisting of Poems, &c. Written at Tunbridge-Wells this Summer. By Several Hands (1712). The title page of this text describes the collection of poetry with a quote from Ovid’s Heroides and Amores: “Carminibus meritas celebrare/ Puellas Dos mea.” Taken from one of Ovid’s love poems, the quote […]