Author Archives: Mary Learner

Mary Learner is a doctoral candidate in the department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a 2018 Fletcher Jones Foundation Fellow at The Huntington.

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Posted on Jul. 31, 2019 by Mary Learner
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Early modern readers left their marks on the printed page in many ways: They wrote annotations or drew manicules ...

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Jul. 7, 2021 by Sara K. Austin
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What sparks the lightning bolt of insight? How do we come to see with new eyes? Literature can expose us to perspectives strange to us, but our interpretations can also be clouded by familiarity ...
Jun. 23, 2021 by Olga Tsapina
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In March 1852, Charles Devens, the United States Marshal for Massachusetts, submitted an expense report ...
Jun. 16, 2021 by Manuela Gomez Rhine
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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (1830-1908) unapologetically pursued her ambitions as a sculptor in a field considered inappropriate for women and lived openly as a lesbian ...

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