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Where Great Writers Gather: Treasures of the British Library

Learn about the iconic works of five great writers through the literary treasures at the British Library
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Treasures of the British Library

A selection of ten of the finest literary treasures from our collections
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Wilde, the web and the world

Explore the life, work and literary legacy of Oscar Wilde.
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History of Recorded Sound

From the beginnings of recorded sound and beyond, discover some introductory articles from the British Library.
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In Mu Xin’s Words: Treasures of the British Library

Introducing and exploring the four iconic works on display at Mu Xin Art Museum
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London in Literature

Explore the diverse ways in which writers have portrayed the city of London
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Crime and Crime Fiction

Why was crime such a popular subject in 19th-century fiction?
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Childhood and Children’s Literature

The story of the development of children's literature
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English Literature in Translation

The journey of some of the most iconic works of English literature to China.
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