Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries have been hard at work digitizing their collections. This month’s update: The Libraries’ collection of over a million maps and half a million printed music scores.
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Database of images 1700-present from advertising, architecture, design, books, famous people, fashion, magazines, maps, music, sports, toys, tv and film
From Jon Gingerich at Lit Reactor: As someone who slings red ink for a living, let me tell you: grammar is an ultra-micro component in the larger picture; it lies somewhere in the final steps of the editing trail; and as such it’s an overrated quasi-irrelevancy in the creative process, perpetuated into importance primarily by bitter nerds who accumulate tweed jackets and crippling inferiority complexes. But experience has also taught me that readers, for better or worse, will approach your work with a jaundiced eye and an itch to judge. While your grammar shouldn’t be a reflection of your creative powers or writing abilities, let’s face it — it usually is.
An attempt to gather and sort fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes, and memos. Scans/photos where possible. Fakes will be sneered at. Updated every weekday. Edited by Shaun Usher.
The team at MOVIECLIPS has worked tirelessly to collect clips and make them completely searchable by actor, title, genre, occasion, action, mood, character, theme, setting, prop, and even dialogue. This makes it simple to find a scene fast. We are hopeful that you’ll use this powerful search to discover new movies. For that reason, we’ve included links with each clip to easily buy or rent the feature-length movie.
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