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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

Outlander, the watery Season 3 out of Voyager; the Prologue to Drums of Autumn

Outlander, Season 3, Episode 8: First Wife Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe as Jamie and Claire Fraser looking at the boat that is carrying Ian away From Prologue to Voyager: When I was small, I never wanted to step in puddles. Not because of any fear...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 14 Dec 2018

A Milan journal: traveling about & World Ice-Skating Championship

Isobel looking up Over the great windy waters, and over the clear-crested summits, Unto the sun and the sky, and unto the perfecter earth, Come, let us go,—to a land wherein gods of the old time wandered, Where every breath even now changes...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 1 May 2018

Virginia Woolf’s Flush as a canonical modernist biography

Dear friends and readers, This and last week I read and discussed with a class of older adults, Woolf’s Flush. We had a very good time with it. We discussed it as a biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning through the eyes of her dog (anticipating...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 15 Mar 2018

Outlander: from books to mini-series: the 2nd and 3rd season

Dear friends and readers, I am just now listening to Davina Porter read aloud dramatically (with nuance and appropriate tones) an unabridged text of Diana Gabaldon’s Dragonfly in Amber and engaged in rewatching Season 1 of the mini-series (every...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 12 Nov 2017

Romancing 18th century historical fiction

An Arthur Rackham illustration of Undine Friends, How all things come together (with or for me). I’ve embarked on teaching Booker Prize novels: a marketplace niche for good books? I include two historical fictions: J.L. Carr’s A Month in...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 5 Apr 2017

1 Outlander 14-16, The Search, Wentworth Prison, To Ransom a Man’s Soul: Finale

Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser (Caitronia Balfe) singing & dancing to attract attention Murtagh Fraser (Duncan LaCroix) grim, near by (frm Episode 14, “The Search”) Claire: May I make a suggestion? Perhaps you could sing a song to jazz...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 10 Dec 2016

1 Outlander 12 & 13: Lallybroch & The Watch: You can’t go home again

Iane (Steve Cree) and Jamie (Sam Heugan) talking of memories shared after dinner (“Lallybroch,” (Episode 12, scripted Anne Kenney) Claire (Caitriona Balfe) helping Jenny (Laura Donnelly) to give birth to a breech baby (“The Watch,”...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 29 Nov 2016

1 Outlander 8 & 9: Both Sides Now & The Reckoning: the historical sublime

Frank (Tobias Menzies) listening to Rev Wakefield (James Fleet) arguing he must give up Claire and go on to Oxford (Both Sides Now) Wakefield: It’s fashionable in this modern age to dismiss the idea of good and evil, but there is evil, and it finds...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 6 Nov 2016

Outlander 6 & 7: The tapestry of the Garrison Commander and the Wedding

Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitrionia Balfe) drinking, eating, confiding on their wedding night (Outlander 7) Friends and readers, I carry on my comparison of Outlander with Poldark (see Outlander as a descendant of Waverley): as film art, as mini-series,...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 12 Oct 2016

Outlander: DuMaurier Redivida: Castle Leogh & The Way Out (2 & 3)

Claire (Catrionia Balfe) medicates Jamie’s (Sam Heughan) back (near opening of Episode 2, directed Ronald Dahl, scripted Ronald D Moore) Claire remembering Geillis Duncan (Lotte Verbeeck) saying: “As I told you, there’s many things...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 7 Sep 2016

Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

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:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

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:

http://emc.historycarnival.org/searchcat?s=london

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.