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Collection Connections: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon
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Collection Connections: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon

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Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on November 4, 2021 as an introduction to ‘The Porpoise’ by Mark Haddon.

Poetic Pairings: Rita Dove and Ragana Bianco PetNat
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Poetic Pairings: Rita Dove and Ragana Bianco PetNat

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

ENCORES: Revisiting The Gunpowder Plot of 1605
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ENCORES: Revisiting The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a bi-weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. This week, Learning and Engagement Librarian Rachel B. Dankert presents collection items related…

Poetic Pairings: Lucille Clifton and MIL Historias
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Poetic Pairings: Lucille Clifton and MIL Historias

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

Resource Guide: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon
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Resource Guide: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon

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emma poltrack

On November 4, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘The Porpoise’ by Mark Haddon. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to the novel and the themes,…

Poetic Pairings: Margaret Walker and Equality Vines
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Poetic Pairings: Margaret Walker and Equality Vines

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

Words, Words, Words: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon
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Words, Words, Words: 'The Porpoise' by Mark Haddon

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The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, November 4 with a discussion of Mark Haddon’s ‘The Porpoise.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this innovative reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘Pericles.’

Poetic Pairings: Anne Bethel Spencer and Pedro Ximenez
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Poetic Pairings: Anne Bethel Spencer and Pedro Ximenez

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

Collection Connections: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen
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Collection Connections: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen

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emma poltrack

Dr. Emma Poltrack shares items she presented on October 7, 2021 as an introduction to ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen.

Poetic Pairings: Francis Ellen Watkins Harper and Ripasso
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Poetic Pairings: Francis Ellen Watkins Harper and Ripasso

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

ENCORES: A selection from 'We Wear the Masks: Poetry and Fiction inspired by Comic Books' (2017)
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ENCORES: A selection from 'We Wear the Masks: Poetry and Fiction inspired by Comic Books' (2017)

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emma poltrack

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a bi-weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy a selection read by Manuel Gonzales from his novel, ‘The Regional Office…

Shakespeare's Sonnets in the Folger's Collection
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Shakespeare's Sonnets in the Folger's Collection

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Assistant Curator of Collections Elizabeth deBold shares items related to Shakespeare’s sonnets, part of a presentation preceding the October 5 poetry reading with Diane Seuss and t’ai freedom ford.

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