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English Honors Course Archive Visit

A new article about an English Honors seminar course visit to the HRC DFW Archive is up over at HRC blog, Cultural Compass:

There is something about looking at an author’s handwriting, and leafing through his personal library that grounds you. This was a person, with a life and loved ones: an actual person wrote these books I’m reading, you think, and that realization can be sudden and startling. I am not quite sure why it is easy to forget about the human element of literature, but my time with the Wallace archive helped me remember that I am studying a brilliant person’s imagination incarnate.


If you pop over to the HRC Archive page here you'll find links to all the official Ransom Center articles and many other related pieces about the archive.


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