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Tag Archives: nineteenth century
by Donna Yamani On the night before Christmas Eve in 1888 — a cold Sunday evening in the French city of Arles — Vincent Van Gogh took the razor he kept on his small dressing table and slashed off his … Continue reading
by Dr Rebecca Rist The writer Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) is perhaps best known today for his romantic medieval novel Ivanhoe, which was published in 1819. As an antiquarian and literary genius Scott loved the medieval world, yet he was … Continue reading