Monthly Archives: December 2012

Tennyson and “M”

The last book to be added to our collection this year is likely to be Tennyson: to strive, to seek, to find by John Batchelor, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, Newcastle University. Professor Batchelor is a member of the Lit … Continue reading

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Here’s to 2013

 We had the final events of the year this week, including the launch of The Abstraction of Verse, an exhibition of images and words by  Sheree Mack and Andrew Belshaw. It’s been a busy but productive year and it won’t … Continue reading

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Chinese Connections

 Last week we welcomed a delegation from Beijing who were very interested to see our copies of the English-Chinese dictionary, Chinese Grammar, etc. given to the Society by their author, Robert Morrison, in the early 19th century. Newcastle is well … Continue reading

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A Place of Inspiration

Hopefully members and those people on our mailing list will have received our December newsletter by now. It’s full of interesting stuff (though we say it ourselves!), including information about a book just published by one of our members, George … Continue reading

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