Literati roundup: “14,000 drawings of the French Revolution posted online

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Guillotines and numbing satire figure strongly in an archive of images from the French Revolution, made available by Stanford University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Beautiful and Surprising Maps of the Worlds Within Books

What does the town in Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” look like? What about the Castle Elsinore in Hamlet? Or Odysseus’ path in The Odyssey? Or the New York ofInvisible Man? If you think about those books and stories, you can probably imagine some version of what a map of those settings might look like.

Man Ray’s Portraits of Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, Marcel Duchamp & Many Other 1920s Icons

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