Literature events at the British Library

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Series events

Henry Chettle: Henry Chettle, The Tragedy of Hoffman (1601; Q 1631)
Talks and Discussions

The Panizzi Lectures 2018 – The Rhetoric of the Page: Reading Blank Space

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Talks and Discussions

Literature Matters: Writing and Frankness

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Beowulf, photo by Mark Vessey, illustration by Sarah Ferrari
Performance

Beowulf

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Beowulf, photo by Mark Vessey, illustration by Sarah Ferrari
Performance

Beowulf

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Cartoon Scat Cat
Talks and Discussions

Cartoon Cats: Gilbert Shelton and Posy Simmonds

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Classics
Talks and Discussions

What Makes A Classic?

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et cetera
Talks and Discussions

The Panizzi Lectures 2018 – The Rhetoric of the Page: Reading &c

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Cheshire cat
Special Event

Cats Book Club: The Cheshire Cat

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Ian Rankin
Talks and Discussions

Ian Rankin: Criminal Minds

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Mog
Talks and Discussions

Judith Kerr in Conversation

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So &c: Sir John Davies, Orchestra (1596) in Nosce Teipsum (1622) STC 6359, L3r
Talks and Discussions

The Panizzi Lectures 2018 – The Rhetoric of the Page: Reading *

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Talks and Discussions

Come to the Cabaret: Poetry and Prose from Switzerland

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Talks and Discussions

The Wit and Wisdom of P G Wodehouse

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Bettany Hughes
Talks and Discussions

Istanbul with Bettany Hughes

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Dame lee Wiggins
Talks and Discussions

Cats on the Page Curator Talk

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Poetry pamphlets
Talks and Discussions

Poetry Pamphlets Celebration

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Mog
Special Event

Cats Book Club: Children's Picture Books

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