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The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

Claire Peterson: a poet, a dancer, a thinker, and, for the past three years, Rare Books’s student assistant. Next month, she will add “SLU graduate,” to this list, earning a degree in English, Spanish, and International Studies. (Congratulations, Claire! Life in … Continue reading

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A Christmass Gift

SLU’s rare book collections contain a number of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Christmas works, from copies of Charles Dickens’ The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and A Christmas Carol to the whimsical depictions of Christmas tree decorating and beneficent … Continue reading

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Ezra Pound in the Archives

One hundred and eighteen letters and other communications from and to Ezra Pound make up an important part of the Charles Guenther Manuscript Collection in Archives & Manuscripts. Guenther (1920–2008), a native St. Louis poet, translator, and reviewer for the … Continue reading

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