Tag Archives: Miguel de Cervantes

Literary Illustration

There is a long history of utilizing maps as a mode of literary illustration. The current exhibitionĀ Landmarks: Maps As Literary IllustrationĀ at Harvard’s Houghton Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts brings together a wonderful collection of more than sixty literary maps of places … Continue reading

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Books Nights and Day

April 23rd is a big day (and night) for book lovers and bibliophiles around the world. Since 1995 the day has been designated by UNESCO as World Book and Copyright Day in honor of the birth and death of Shakespeare … Continue reading

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