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Your search for posts with tags containing Into the Wild found 4 posts

Into the Wild with Timothy O’Brien’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

Estelle Kohler’s costume as Rosaline I’m revisiting the RSC’s Into the Wild exhibition again, where one of the costumes from the RSC’s 1973 Love’s Labour’s Lost is exhibited. It’s the formal version of Rosaline’s...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 14 Jun 2013

Looking at Leontes: The Winter’s Tale in stitches at the RSC

Antony Sher, the trial scene, 1999 Last week I wrote about the three costumes for Prospero in The Tempest which form part of the RSC’s exhibition of historic costumes, Into the Wild. Just opposite them stand three quite different costumes, for the...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 15 May 2013

Prospero’s Costumes on Display: In Stitches with the RSC

Patrick Stewart in The Tempest, RSC 2006 The RSC’s Costume Exhibition Into the Wild features three costumes for different Prosperos in The Tempest. It’s the play in which the designer can let his imagination run riot as he or she attempts...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 8 May 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company in Stitches: celebrating costume

As You LIke It costumes in Into the Wild Three cheers for the RSC’s latest linked exhibitions, In Stitches, A celebration of RSC Costume. The first, Into the Wild, highlights the twentieth-century Shakespeare costume through thirty-five examples...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 5 May 2013

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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:

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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.