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Monthly Archives: November 2010

November- December 2010

In this issue: I. Frank Turner (1944-2010) II. The British Scholar Society Inaugural Lecture Available Online III. Book of the Month – November-December 2010 IV. Featured Scholar – November-December 2010 I. Frank Turner (1944-2010) On 11 November, Professor Frank Turner suddenly passed away. Frank had taught at Yale since 1970 and rose to become John […]

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Birthright

Review by: Rohan McWilliam, Anglia Ruskin University A. Roger Ekirch, Birthright: The True Story that Inspired Kidnapped, (New York: W.W. Norton, 2010). In his wonderful study of cheap children’s fiction, Boys Will be Boys, E.S. Turner claimed that ‘There was one basic plot running through … Gothic thrillers. Indeed it grew to be the basic […]

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November-December 2010: Stephanie Barczewski

Stephanie Barczewski Professor of History, Clemson University 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? My interest in British history can be pinpointed to a very specific moment: January 1989, when I was beginning my second semester as a junior at Columbia University. I was actually an English major as an […]

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