Tag Archives: letters

New book: The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives

A very exciting new publication from Princeton University Press is Melanie Micir‘s, The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives.  From the publisher’s website: “Melanie Micir explores an extensive body of material, including Sylvia Townsend Warner’s carefully annotated letters to her partner Valentine Ackland, Djuna Barnes’s fragmented drafts about the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Margaret Anderson’s […]

CFP: LETTERS — MAKING AND MEANINGS

Friday 27 June 2014 Venue: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London  

The inbox and the shoebox

The inbox and the shoebox ‘He makes the point that between “the inbox and the shoebox”, only one will be “treasured, hoarded, moved when we move or forgotten to be found afterwards … Emails are a poke, but letters are a caress and letters stick around to be newly discovered.”’ Andrew Hill reviewing  To the […]