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Meridel Le Sueur (1900-1996) was an American writer and activist. She was the author of a novel, short stories, poems, essays and journalistic pieces. Her writings reveal her commitment to progressive political movements, and to documenting the lives and language… Continue Reading
Joseph Glanvill’s Saducismus Triumphatus is a seventeenth century book on witchcraft and the supernatural. Glanvill’s book is primarily an argument in favor of his belief that witchcraft was a real and dangerous threat. Although witchcraft trials continued to occur throughout… Continue Reading
The papers that Dale E. Wolf and his wife, Clarice Wolf, donated to the University of Delaware Library document Dale’s service during World War II, his agricultural research and long career at the DuPont Company, his public service, his involvement… Continue Reading
June 16 marks Bloomsday, so named for Leopold Bloom, the protagonist of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. The novel traces Bloom’s activities back and forth across Dublin over the course of one day, June 16, 1904. For many years Joyceans have… Continue Reading
Baron Élie Victor Benjamin Crud’s (1772-1845) Économie de l’Agriculture was a popular French work on agricultural economics. Crud used this copy of the 1820 first edition as his working manuscript for a much expanded and revised second edition of the… Continue Reading