Alan Beale on the etymology of diminutives and their roots in Latin
The Official Registers of the Angelic Order of Life
Spiritualism, mysticism and séances: Gail-Nina Anderson on the intriguing life and work of William Oxley
Book of the Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead
The mysterious origin and surprise revelation of a 'A Record of the Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead' 1854.
Literary Anniversaries of 2022
From Shelley to Larkin via the modernism of Eliot and Joyce, with a side order of punk rock, Keith Jewitt celebrates some notable literary anniversaries for 2022 and wonders about The Next Big Thing.
The First Women Vice-Presidents
Although women had been members of the Society almost from its earliest days, it wasn't until the early 20th century that they rose higher than being a member of the board. Following on from his blog about The Lit and Phil's first women committee members, member Paul Gailiunas gives the background to two of the Society's first women vice-presidents.
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