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“He who wielded Medusa’s head on his shield”: A Danish Historic-Poetic Perspective on the French Revolution

This piece is a part of our ongoing series, entitle “Rethinking the Revolutionary Canon.”  By Kasper Rathjen In  1838, the Danish pastor and poet Nikolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig (1783-1872) gave his lecture, “Mands...
From: Age of Revolutions on 5 Oct 2020

Online Exhibition: Mapping Cork: trade, culture and politics in medieval and early modern Ireland

This week (beginning 18 May) The River-side will post a series of blog posts comprising a student-created online exhibition Mapping Cork: Trade, culture and politics in medieval and early modern Ireland. This online exhibition is curated and overseen...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 25 May 2020

Screening and discussion: RSC Hamlet on RTE2 and Cyclone Rep Q&A

Cyclone Rep, Ireland’s leading Shakespeare Theatre-in-Education Company, is trying to help Leaving Certificate students during these difficult times, coming up with interesting new online ways to interact and make the works of William Shakespeare...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 9 Apr 2020

‘The past is a strange country’ – Belgravia reviewed

Unacceptably nouveaux: Tamsin Greig and Philip Glenister endure the condescension of the Duke of Wellington (Nicholas Rowe) at the Duchess of Richmond’s Ball. Julian Fellowes never wrote a truer word. The past is indeed a strange country, at...
From: Naomi Clifford on 16 Mar 2020

Sanditon Episode 8

CONTAINS SPOILERS Woah! Despite my best feminist self, I feel a tiddly bit cheated. I’ve dive straight in. Lord Babington woos Esther with a carriage drive. She takes the reins and has a right old laugh. That’s more like it! Georgiana...
From: Naomi Clifford on 13 Oct 2019

Sanditon Episode 7

CONTAINS SPOILERS! We’re on the home stretch now, folks! All the main characters have decamped to Sanditon for the regatta. Hurrah! But after the shock revelations that Sid’s heart has been broken by Mrs Campion, Char is in a mood....
From: Naomi Clifford on 7 Oct 2019

Sanditon Episode 6

CONTAINS SPOILERS! A trip to Gretna Green (not). Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) is in an almost permanent state of perplexion. So, off Char pops to London alone, as you do, in search of her abducted friend Georgiana Lambe, armed only with...
From: Naomi Clifford on 30 Sep 2019

Sanditon Episode 5

Folks, we’re still in Sanditon! On the sandy beach! It’s the morning after and I am trying to remember what happened. Oh yes, four things occurred: Life’s a beach. Lady Denham (Anne Reid) glowers at sulky Esther Denham (Charlotte...
From: Naomi Clifford on 23 Sep 2019

Sanditon Episode 4

CONTAINS SPOILERS I was expecting we would all be off to London this week, but alas we were confined to the increasingly claustrophobic Sanditon. OK, there was some ‘liberty’ and Char and Georgiana were not the only ones taking it. ...
From: Naomi Clifford on 16 Sep 2019

Sanditon – Episode 3 recap

CONTAINS SPOILERS How is young speaks-as-she-finds Charlotte getting on in her new job doing the filing for Mr Tom Parker, entrepreneur of Sanditon? What is Georgiana Lambe’s secret? Will Sidney give himself a talking to? Have Edward and Esther...
From: Naomi Clifford on 9 Sep 2019

Sanditon – Episode 2 recap

I reviewed Episode 1 of Andrew Davies’ Sanditon (ITV) for the Historical Writers’ Association. I will try to keep you up-to-date with the remaining 7 episodes here. CONTAINS SPOILERS Summary: We have gone off piste. Charlotte (our...
From: Naomi Clifford on 2 Sep 2019

Sanditon: Coming to TV August 25th, 2019 and a PBS station near you in

Inquiring readers, It is confirmed!! Sanditon, Jane Austen’s last unfinished fragment of a novel has been adapted for television as an 8-episode mini-series by Andrew Davies, who adapted 1995’s Pride and Prejudice for the small screen. Mr....
From: Jane Austen's World on 22 Aug 2019

When They See Us: a four part demonstration of what the US criminal (it is criminal) injustice system is

After long grueling hours of separate interrogation, the boys are put together & meet for the first time Friends and readers, Ava DuVernay has made another movie you must not miss — her others are Selma and 13th. Many people will know about...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 8 Jun 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: 13th International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

The Thirteenth International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference 6-9 June 2019, Trondheim, NorwayHOST: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)THEME: Natures, Pictures: Cavendish and Early Modern Science, Technology, and CreativityThe society...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 6 Jun 2019

Andrew Davies’s Les Miserables

Lily Collins as Fantine, holding Mailow Defoy as the child Cosette (Episode 2) Dominic West as the elusive mayor (Episode 2) Andrew Davies produces video masterpieces as regularly as other people simply go out to a movie, and in the last few years or...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 26 May 2019

Anthony Trollope’s Can You Forgive Her?: Making his or her way …

Caroline Mortimer as Alice Vavasour reading the morning after her and Lady Glen’s night in the priory at Matching … (1974 BBC Pallisers) Alice brooding just before she accepts John Grey (from original illustrations to the novel by Miss E...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 12 May 2019

Poldark at the Smithsonian

First editions — 1945 and 1946 bookjacket cover illustrations Friends and readers, Last night I was one in a sold-out auditorium in the Smithsonian Ripley Center come to listen to Julie Anne Taddeo speak interestingly and entertainingly on the “World...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 26 Apr 2019

Outlander, from Season 4, Drums of Autumn: a question of rape, violated heroes; Claire marginalized

Brianna (Sophie Skelton), just after she’s been raped (Season 4, Episode 10) Friends, Since writing about the first half of Season 4: from Drums of Autumn: the American colonialist past, a book of fathers & ghosts, I’ve watched the whole...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 26 Feb 2019

Women and Indian Shakespeares – conference CFP

CALL FOR PAPERS Women and Indian Shakespeares: Exploring cinema, translation, performance 30 October – 1 November 2019 Queen’s University, Belfast   Indian Shakespeares is an established field of study, but no international conference...
From: Shakespeare in Ireland on 14 Feb 2019

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This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

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Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s={search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

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The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=Gunpowder%20Plot&exact=on

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.