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X-15 pilots clown around X-15 pilots clown around

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21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT) 21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT)

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The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyages of exploration served Renaissance writers as a metaphor: for intellectual inquiry, for spiritual development, or for the pursuit of love. Among the literary genres sampled this semester will be sonnets, plays, prose narratives, utopias, and chivalric romance. Authors and travellers will include F The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyages of exploration served Renaissance writers as a metaphor: for intellectual inquiry, for spiritual development, or for the pursuit of love. Among the literary genres sampled this semester will be sonnets, plays, prose narratives, utopias, and chivalric romance. Authors and travellers will include F

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Renaissance | Renaissance | literature | literature | Middle Ages | Middle Ages | Professor Vinaver | Professor Vinaver | Middle English | Middle English | Primum Mobile | Primum Mobile | House of Busirane | House of Busirane | Sawles Warde | Sawles Warde | Natalis Comes | Natalis Comes | Unmoved Mover | Unmoved Mover | Colin Clouts Come Home Againe | Colin Clouts Come Home Againe | Eniautos Daimon | Eniautos Daimon | Piers Plowman | Piers Plowman | Prince Arthur | Prince Arthur | Queen Elizabeth | Queen Elizabeth | Round Table | Round Table | Sir Orfeo | Sir Orfeo | heauy plight | heauy plight | neuer wight | neuer wight | knight aliue | knight aliue | wyld man | wyld man | liuing wight | liuing wight | first aduenture | first aduenture | lining wight | lining wight | more increast | more increast | straunger knight | straunger knight | vncouth sight | vncouth sight | vtmost date | vtmost date | saluage man | saluage man | euerlasting fame | euerlasting fame | euill plight | euill plight | straunge aduentures | straunge aduentures | haue rent | haue rent | deare besought | deare besought | nigh approcht | nigh approcht | euery ioynt | euery ioynt | yron man | yron man | braue knights | braue knights | faire damzell | faire damzell | forrest wyde | forrest wyde | euery vaine | euery vaine | heauens hight | heauens hight | Sir Guyon | Sir Guyon | Sir Calidore | Sir Calidore | Sir Satyrane | Sir Satyrane | Briton Prince | Briton Prince | Faerie Queene | Faerie Queene | Sir Calepine | Sir Calepine | Squire of Dames | Squire of Dames | Sir Paridell | Sir Paridell | Saint George | Saint George | Sir Triamond | Sir Triamond | Which Cambell | Which Cambell | Whom Calidore. | Whom Calidore.

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X-15 Pilots X-15 Pilots

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armstrong | armstrong | afrc | afrc | nasaarmstrong | nasaarmstrong | northamericanaviationx15josephenglejoeenglerobertrushworthjohnmckayjackmckaywilliamknightpeteknightmiltonthompsonmiltthompsonbilldananasaflightresearchcenter | northamericanaviationx15josephenglejoeenglerobertrushworthjohnmckayjackmckaywilliamknightpeteknightmiltonthompsonmiltthompsonbilldananasaflightresearchcenter

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11.139 The City in Film (MIT) 11.139 The City in Film (MIT)

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Using film as a lens to explore and interpret various aspects of the urban experience in both the U.S. and abroad, this course presents a survey of important developments in urbanism from 1900 to the present day, including changes in technology, bureaucracy, and industrialization; immigration and national identity; race, class, gender, and economic inequality; politics, conformity, and urban anomie; and planning, development, private property, displacement, sprawl, environmental degradation, and suburbanization. Using film as a lens to explore and interpret various aspects of the urban experience in both the U.S. and abroad, this course presents a survey of important developments in urbanism from 1900 to the present day, including changes in technology, bureaucracy, and industrialization; immigration and national identity; race, class, gender, and economic inequality; politics, conformity, and urban anomie; and planning, development, private property, displacement, sprawl, environmental degradation, and suburbanization.

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cities | cities | urban | urban | urban experience | urban experience | urbanism | urbanism | development | development | technology | technology | bureaucracy | bureaucracy | industrialization | industrialization | immigration | immigration | national identity | national identity | race | race | class | class | gender | gender | economic inequality | economic inequality | politics | politics | conformity | conformity | urban anomie | urban anomie | planning | planning | private property | private property | displacement | displacement | sprawl | sprawl | environmental degradation | environmental degradation | suburbanization | suburbanization | metropolis | metropolis | berlin symphony of a great city | berlin symphony of a great city | the crowd | the crowd | modern times | modern times | ladri di biciclette | ladri di biciclette | bicycle thieves | bicycle thieves | the naked city | the naked city | west side story | west side story | play time | play time | midnight cowboy | midnight cowboy | blade runner | blade runner | do the right thing | do the right thing | london | london | night on earth | night on earth

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The cargo ship 'Armanistan' at night The cargo ship 'Armanistan' at night

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light | light | sky | sky | industry | industry | night | night | stairs | stairs | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | darkness | darkness | crane | crane | mark | mark | label | label | debris | debris | grain | grain | platform | platform | rail | rail | ground | ground | vessel | vessel | cargo | cargo | structure | structure | number | number | company | company | deck | deck | nighttime | nighttime | bow | bow | porthole | porthole | letter | letter | unusual | unusual | hull | hull | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | southshields | southshields | development | development | partnership | partnership | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | 1865 | 1865 | berth | berth | artificiallight | artificiallight | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | launched | launched | cargoship | cargoship | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | lawe | lawe | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | sirjamesknott | sirjamesknott | november1948 | november1948 | johnreadhead | johnreadhead | stricklineltd | stricklineltd | strickline | strickline | princeline | princeline | britishshipbuilders | britishshipbuilders | hainsteamshipcompany | hainsteamshipcompany | armanistan | armanistan | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsonsltd | johnreadheadsons | johnreadheadsons | highwestyard | highwestyard | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | johnreadheadsonssouthshields | jsoftley | jsoftley | swanhuntergroup | swanhuntergroup | 30november1948 | 30november1948 | johnreadheadco | johnreadheadco

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21L.707 Arthurian Literature and Celtic Colonization (MIT) 21L.707 Arthurian Literature and Celtic Colonization (MIT)

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The course examines the earliest emergence of stories about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in the context of the first wave of British Imperialism and the expanded powers of the Catholic Church during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The morphology of Arthurian romance will be set off against original historical documents and chronicle sources for the English conquests in Brittany, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland to understand the ways in which these new attitudes towards Empire were being mythologized. Authors will include Bede, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chrétien de Troyes, Marie de France, Gerald of Wales, together with some lesser known works like the Perilous Graveyard, the Knight with the Sword, and Perlesvaus, or the High History of the Holy Graal. Special attenti The course examines the earliest emergence of stories about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in the context of the first wave of British Imperialism and the expanded powers of the Catholic Church during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The morphology of Arthurian romance will be set off against original historical documents and chronicle sources for the English conquests in Brittany, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland to understand the ways in which these new attitudes towards Empire were being mythologized. Authors will include Bede, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chrétien de Troyes, Marie de France, Gerald of Wales, together with some lesser known works like the Perilous Graveyard, the Knight with the Sword, and Perlesvaus, or the High History of the Holy Graal. Special attenti

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Literature | Literature | celtic | celtic | colonization | colonization | King Arthur | King Arthur | Knights of the Round Table | Knights of the Round Table | British Imperialism | British Imperialism | Catholic Church | Catholic Church | twelfth century | twelfth century | thirteenth century | thirteenth century | morphology | morphology | Arthurian romance | Arthurian romance | historical documents | historical documents | English conquests | English conquests | Brittany | Brittany | Wales | Wales | Scotland | Scotland | Ireland | Ireland | Bede | Bede | Geoffrey of Monmouth | Geoffrey of Monmouth | Chr?tien de Troyes | Chr?tien de Troyes | Marie de France | Marie de France | Gerald of Wales | Gerald of Wales | Perilous Graveyard | Perilous Graveyard | Knight of the Sword | Knight of the Sword | Perlesvaus | Perlesvaus | High History of the Holy Graal | High History of the Holy Graal

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Bonfire Night for the children of Woodalls Newspapers staff (1506591)3 Bonfire Night for the children of Woodalls Newspapers staff (1506591)3

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cymru | cymru | wales | wales | llyfrgellgenedlaetholcymru | llyfrgellgenedlaetholcymru | nationallibraryofwales | nationallibraryofwales | charlesgeoff19092002 | charlesgeoff19092002 | negyddffilm | negyddffilm | filmnegatives | filmnegatives | bonfire | bonfire | 1940s | 1940s | fireworksnight | fireworksnight | bonfirenight | bonfirenight | november5th | november5th | fireworks | fireworks | guyfoulkes | guyfoulkes

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21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT)

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The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyages of exploration served Renaissance writers as a metaphor: for intellectual inquiry, for spiritual development, or for the pursuit of love. Among the literary genres sampled this semester will be sonnets, plays, prose narratives, utopias, and chivalric romance. Authors and travellers will include F

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Renaissance | literature | Middle Ages | Professor Vinaver | Middle English | Primum Mobile | House of Busirane | Sawles Warde | Natalis Comes | Unmoved Mover | Colin Clouts Come Home Againe | Eniautos Daimon | Piers Plowman | Prince Arthur | Queen Elizabeth | Round Table | Sir Orfeo | heauy plight | neuer wight | knight aliue | wyld man | liuing wight | first aduenture | lining wight | more increast | straunger knight | vncouth sight | vtmost date | saluage man | euerlasting fame | euill plight | straunge aduentures | haue rent | deare besought | nigh approcht | euery ioynt | yron man | braue knights | faire damzell | forrest wyde | euery vaine | heauens hight | Sir Guyon | Sir Calidore | Sir Satyrane | Briton Prince | Faerie Queene | Sir Calepine | Squire of Dames | Sir Paridell | Saint George | Sir Triamond | Which Cambell | Whom Calidore.

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November Effigies

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From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith: "The accompanying photograph is that of a nondescript guy, somewhat clumsily built up by a costermonger who lives in the south-east of London. This meaningless monstrosity, together with the absurd appearance of the man in woman's clothes, amuses some persons, and the conductor of such an exhibition can hope to realize about thirty shillings the first day, a pound on the 6th of November, and ten or fifteen shillings on the 7th. With this money the cost of getting up the guy must be refunded, and a shilling or eighteen pence per day given to the boys who help to swell the cortege. The boys' share of the proceeds is consequently somewhat out of proportion with the time and cheers they devote to promoting the success of the enterprise; but it is argued that they enjoy the fun, while to their seniors the venture is attended with some risk, and is only considered as another form of labour for daily bread." For the full story, and other photographs and commentaries, follow this link and click through to the PDF file at the bottom of the description archives.lse.ac.uk/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&i...

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streetlifeinlondon | november5th | guyfawkes | effigy | effigies | cart | donkey | crossdressing | guyfawkesnight | fireworknight | bonfirenight | london | streetperformance

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21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT) 21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT)

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Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino' Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino'

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Fiction | Fiction | Writing | Writing | literature | literature | novel | novel | reading | reading | imaginary journeys | imaginary journeys | Homer | Homer | Odyssey | Odyssey | Chretien de Troyes | Chretien de Troyes | Arthur | Arthur | Knight of the Cart | Knight of the Cart | Cervantes | Cervantes | Don Quixote | Don Quixote | Jonathan Swift | Jonathan Swift | Gulliver's Travels | Gulliver's Travels | Mary Shelley | Mary Shelley | Virginia Woolf | Virginia Woolf | Jospeh Conrad | Jospeh Conrad | heart of darkness | heart of darkness | to the lighthouse | to the lighthouse | frankenstein | frankenstein | analytical writing | analytical writing | revision | revision | oral presentation | oral presentation

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7.342 G-Protein Coupled Receptors: Vision and Disease (MIT) 7.342 G-Protein Coupled Receptors: Vision and Disease (MIT)

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How do we communicate with the outside world? How are our senses of vision, smell, taste and pain controlled at the cellular and molecular levels? What causes medical conditions like allergies, hypertension, depression, obesity and various central nervous system disorders? G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) provide a major part of the answer to all of these questions. GPCRs constitute the largest family of cell-surface receptors and in humans are encoded by more than 1,000 genes. GPCRs convert extracellular messages into intracellular responses and are involved in essentially all physiological processes. GPCR dysfunction results in numerous human disorders, and over 50% of all prescription drugs on the market today directly or indirectly target GPCRs. In this course, we will discuss GPCR How do we communicate with the outside world? How are our senses of vision, smell, taste and pain controlled at the cellular and molecular levels? What causes medical conditions like allergies, hypertension, depression, obesity and various central nervous system disorders? G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) provide a major part of the answer to all of these questions. GPCRs constitute the largest family of cell-surface receptors and in humans are encoded by more than 1,000 genes. GPCRs convert extracellular messages into intracellular responses and are involved in essentially all physiological processes. GPCR dysfunction results in numerous human disorders, and over 50% of all prescription drugs on the market today directly or indirectly target GPCRs. In this course, we will discuss GPCR

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allergies | allergies | hypertension | hypertension | depression | depression | obesity | obesity | central nervous system disorders | central nervous system disorders | G-protein coupled receptors | G-protein coupled receptors | GPCR | GPCR | cell-surface receptors | cell-surface receptors | George Wald | George Wald | vision | vision | chromophore | chromophore | transducin | transducin | metarhodopsin II | metarhodopsin II | homodimers | homodimers | heterodimers | heterodimers | retinitis pigmentosa | retinitis pigmentosa | night blindness | night blindness | Dopamine | Dopamine | antihistamines | antihistamines | Claviceps purpurea | Claviceps purpurea | Human chemokine receptor 5 | Human chemokine receptor 5 | CCR5 | CCR5 | HIV-1 | HIV-1 | CCR5-delta32 | CCR5-delta32 | Olfactory receptors | Olfactory receptors | Taste receptors | Taste receptors

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STS-33 STS-33

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spaceshuttle | spaceshuttle | launch | launch | discovery | discovery | night | night | shuttle | shuttle

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Tugboats towing 'Naess Crusader' after her launch Tugboats towing 'Naess Crusader' after her launch

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light | light | sky | sky | cloud | cloud | abstract | abstract | blur | blur | industry | industry | window | window | water | water | glass | glass | night | night | spectacular | spectacular | boats | boats | interesting | interesting | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | unitedkingdom | unitedkingdom | crane | crane | surreal | surreal | bank | bank | rail | rail | vessel | vessel | calm | calm | structure | structure | tyne | tyne | historic | historic | riverwear | riverwear | chain | chain | deck | deck | maritime | maritime | porthole | porthole | oil | oil | unusual | unusual | mast | mast | launch | launch | shipyard | shipyard | passage | passage | shipping | shipping | majestic | majestic | ore | ore | development | development | tugboats | tugboats | towing | towing | newcastleupontyne | newcastleupontyne | fascinating | fascinating | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | bulk | bulk | towed | towed | astonishing | astonishing | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | shiplaunch | shiplaunch | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | 2015 | 2015 | wearside | wearside | northeastengland | northeastengland | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | northeastofengland | northeastofengland | shipbuildingheritage | shipbuildingheritage | maritimeheritage | maritimeheritage | northsands | northsands | largestship | largestship | obocarrier | obocarrier | northsandsshipyard | northsandsshipyard | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | sunderlandshipbuildersltd | northsandssunderland | northsandssunderland | nordicchieftain | nordicchieftain | naesscrusader | naesscrusader | turnersphotographyltd | turnersphotographyltd | sunderlandkeelline | sunderlandkeelline | 2917metreslong | 2917metreslong | 21december1972 | 21december1972 | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | naesscrusadersunderlandslargestship | angloeasternbulkshipsltd | angloeasternbulkshipsltd

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The Square, Parsonstown (Birr, Co Offaly) The Square, Parsonstown (Birr, Co Offaly)

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column | column | birr | birr | glassnegative | glassnegative | melbasnightclub | melbasnightclub | squaresquare | squaresquare | countyoffaly | countyoffaly | parsonstown | parsonstown | robertfrench | robertfrench | williamlawrence | williamlawrence | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | dukeofcumberland | dukeofcumberland | emmetsquare | emmetsquare | lawrencecollection | lawrencecollection | butchercumberland | butchercumberland | lawrencephotographicstudio | lawrencephotographicstudio | thelawrencephotographcollection | thelawrencephotographcollection | cumberlandcolumn | cumberlandcolumn

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SP.322 Prohibition and Permission (MIT) SP.322 Prohibition and Permission (MIT)

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Explore where the prohibitions and permissions that occur in every day life come from, why they exist, and what gives them force. For example: food—you are only willing and able to eat a subset of the world's edible substances. Marriage—some marriages are prohibited by law or by custom. This course addresses questions of prohibition and permission using psychological sources and literary works from ancient to modern. Texts include works by Shakespeare, Melville, Mary Rowlandson, and Anita Desai. Students give group and individual oral presentations. Explore where the prohibitions and permissions that occur in every day life come from, why they exist, and what gives them force. For example: food—you are only willing and able to eat a subset of the world's edible substances. Marriage—some marriages are prohibited by law or by custom. This course addresses questions of prohibition and permission using psychological sources and literary works from ancient to modern. Texts include works by Shakespeare, Melville, Mary Rowlandson, and Anita Desai. Students give group and individual oral presentations.

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eating | eating | disgust | disgust | bible | bible | mary rowlandson | mary rowlandson | shakespeare | shakespeare | twelfth night | twelfth night | melville | melville | typee | typee | kafka | kafka | dietary laws | dietary laws | fasting | fasting | feasting | feasting | gender | gender | family | family | sanction | sanction | permission | permission | culture | culture | food | food | social practices | social practices | metamorphosis | metamorphosis

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Twelfe Night, Or what you will. (eBook)

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ePub version of text Twelfe Night, Or what you will. / Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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playwright | england | 16th century | ota | twelfth night | Plays | oxford text archive | playwright | england | 16th century | ota | twelfth night | Plays | oxford text archive

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A Florence Nightingale for the 21st Century

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From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Marjorie Reeves Memorial lecture given in St Anne's College. Mark Bostridge, author of the first major biography of Florence Nightingale in 50 years talks about the great woman's life and character. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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s college | nursing | crimean war | florence nightingale | alumni | 2010 | biography | s college | nursing | crimean war | florence nightingale | alumni | 2010 | biography | 2010-09-25

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The cargo ship 'Armanistan' at night

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Night-time view of the cargo ship ?Armanistan? on the berth at the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd, South Shields, November 1948 (TWAM ref. 1061/1079). She was launched on 30 November 1948. This set celebrates the achievements of the shipyard of John Readhead & Sons. The firm has played a significant role in the North East?s illustrious shipbuilding history and the development of South Shields. The company began in 1865 when John Readhead, a shipyard manager, entered into business with J Softley at a small yard on the Lawe at South Shields. Following the dissolution of the partnership in 1872, it continued as John Readhead & Co on the same site until 1880 when the High West Yard was purchased. After Readhead?s four sons were taken into the business in 1888 the company traded as John Readhead & Sons becoming a limited company in 1908. In 1968 the company was absorbed by the Swan Hunter Group and in 1977 became part of the nationalised British Shipbuilders. In the same year the last vessel was launched and the site was sold off in 1984. Readheads was prolific and built over 600 ships from 1865 to 1968, including 87 vessels for the Hain Steamship Company Ltd and over forty for the Strick Line Ltd. The shipyard also built four ships for the Prince Line, founded by Sir James Knott. The firm built vessels, which were involved in the major conflicts of the Twentieth Century. During the First World War they built patrol vessels and ?x? lighters (motor landing craft used in the Gallipoli campaign) for the Admiralty. During the Second World War the firm built tankers for the Normandy Landings. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk.

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Gifts for Men

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This photograph is from the Robert Sanderson collection. which was kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. This is a men?s gift display in Binns department store, Newcastle upon Tyne. This is a 35mm slide. It was taken in 1966. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email adam.bell@twmuseums.org.uk

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shopping | gifts | binns | christmas | festive | santa | display | nostalgic | gentlemansgifts | decorations | shopwindow | shopdummy | santahat | nightie | 1960s | shopfront | binnsdepartmentstore | tyne | newcastle | shoes | neckties | price | tags | pricetags | mensclothes | lights | sign | nightattire | shirt | jumper | trousers | gloves | underwear | glitter | colour | shallow

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band - Tallahassee band - Tallahassee

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21L.707 Arthurian Literature and Celtic Colonization (MIT)

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The course examines the earliest emergence of stories about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in the context of the first wave of British Imperialism and the expanded powers of the Catholic Church during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The morphology of Arthurian romance will be set off against original historical documents and chronicle sources for the English conquests in Brittany, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland to understand the ways in which these new attitudes towards Empire were being mythologized. Authors will include Bede, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Chrtien de Troyes, Marie de France, Gerald of Wales, together with some lesser known works like the Perilous Graveyard, the Knight with the Sword, and Perlesvaus, or the High History of the Holy Graal. Special attenti

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Literature | celtic | colonization | King Arthur | Knights of the Round Table | British Imperialism | Catholic Church | twelfth century | thirteenth century | morphology | Arthurian romance | historical documents | English conquests | Brittany | Wales | Scotland | Ireland | Bede | Geoffrey of Monmouth | Chr?tien de Troyes | Marie de France | Gerald of Wales | Perilous Graveyard | Knight of the Sword | Perlesvaus | High History of the Holy Graal

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Bainbridge festive windows

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This photograph is from the Robert Sanderson collection. which was kindly donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. This is a colourful display in Bainbridge?s department store, Newcastle upon Tyne. This is a 35mm slide. It was taken in 1965. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email adam.bell@twmuseums.org.uk

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magical | windowdressing | decorations | illumination | shopwindow | shopdisplay | sixties | lamps | christmaslights | festive | seasonal | christmas | lights | colourphotograph | 1960schristmasshopfronts | glitter | window | wall | glass | retail | consumerism | digitalimage | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | fascinating | interesting | unusual | bainbridgefestivewindows | colourfuldisplay | display | bainbridge?sdepartmentstore | streetscene | business | premises | 35mmslide | newcastleupontyne | 1965 | festiveseason | women | coat | hat | bag | handle | pavement | pedestrian | cabinet | objects | flowers | vase | plate | shade | light | cord | arch | box | legs | timber | kettle | container | ornament | artificiallight | nighttime | night | petal | mark | paint | shine | compelling | neutralbackground | ceiling | glasses | standing | gathering | colourful | socialhistory

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Crusader, XIII Century, Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny Crusader, XIII Century, Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny

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Trains at station, Valentia Harbour, Co. Kerry Trains at station, Valentia Harbour, Co. Kerry

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ireland | ireland | station | station | train | train | railway | railway | lastday | lastday | rails | rails | locomotive | locomotive | trucks | trucks | 1956 | 1956 | munster | munster | closure | closure | thepoint | thepoint | royalhotel | royalhotel | 1430 | 1430 | valentia | valentia | cokerry | cokerry | knightstown | knightstown | c201 | c201 | nationallibraryofireland | nationallibraryofireland | 201class | 201class | michaelmckenna | michaelmckenna | renardpoint | renardpoint | jamespo’dea | jamespo’dea | o’deaphotographiccollection | o’deaphotographiccollection | farranforetovalentiaharbour | farranforetovalentiaharbour | bombdamaged1973 | bombdamaged1973 | meighlevelcrossing | meighlevelcrossing | january30th1960 | january30th1960 | destroyedbybomb | destroyedbybomb | caherciveenclosure | caherciveenclosure | farranforeflyer | farranforeflyer

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[Heinie Groh, Cincinnati NL (baseball)] (LOC)

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