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The Good Natur'd Man The Good Natur'd Man: Oliver Goldsmith; A Bicentennial Celebration
This exhibition honors the scholarship and teaching of Arthur Friedman, distinguished University of Chicago English Department faculty member and editor of The Collected Works of Oliver Goldsmith.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Feb. 28, 1975
Subjects
English Literature
Helen and Ruth Regenstein Exhibit The Helen and Ruth Regenstein Collection of Rare Books
This exhibition marks a decade of building the Helen and Ruth Regenstein Collection of Rare Books, which was established to enhance the Library's strong collection of English and American literature.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Nov. 1 — Jan. 31, 1976
Subjects
English Literature
Meaning of Dictionaries Exhibit The Meaning of Dictionaries
The exhibit features historical dictionaries from the Special Collections Research Center's holdings, as well as archival materials such as correspondence, page proofs, word citation cards, photographs and other items from the University of Chicago Press Records covering the making of The Dictionary of American English and Dictionary of Americanisms.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
March 1 — July 31, 2007
Subjects
English Literature
History
Default Placeholder Photo A Medium for Modernism: British Poetry and American Audiences
This exhibition examines the concept of literary modernism as it developed through exchanges between British poets and American audiences. Included are manuscripts and letters by Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and W. B. Yeats; printed books; recordings and other materials drawn from the Harriet Monroe Modern Poetry Collection and other Library collections.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
April 1 — Aug. 31, 1997
Subjects
English Literature
Default Placeholder Photo Samuel Johnson's Rasselas: From the Library of Gwin Kolb
Focused on nearly forty copies of variant editions of this work, the exhibit was scheduled to both mark the bicentenary of Samuel Johnson's death and the on-campus meeting of the Johnsonian Society.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 1, 1975
Subjects
English Literature