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Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

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Works: 331 works in 509 publications in 2 languages and 11,496 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Exhibition catalogs  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Biography  Manuscripts  Poetry  Archives 
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Joyce studies annual by Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center( file )
in English and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
Reflections in a looking glass : a centennial celebration of Lewis Carroll, photographer by Morton N Cohen( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
"Beloved as the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, two of the most popular children's stories of all time, the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (alias Lewis Carroll) was also one of the great photographers of children of the nineteenth century." "The photographs in this richly illustrated book - a number of them previously unpublished - reflect Carroll's lifelong fascination with children and their world. These remarkable portraits of his "child friends" were made between 1856 and 1880, during the height of the Victorian Age in England - many of them at Carroll's rooms at Oxford, where he was Mathematical Lecturer. Also included in this volume are Carroll's photographs of friends, family, and luminaries of the day, as well as the only four nude portraits that have come to light." "The central text, by Carroll biographer and leading scholar Morton N. Cohen, discusses the role of photography in Carroll's vast and diverse creative output. Cohen adds annotated captions and excerpts from Carroll's diaries and other writings to provide unique insight into the creative genius that produced the Alice books and other children's favorites."--Jacket
The formative decades : photography in Great Britain, 1839-1920 by Roy Flukinger( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
The Covarrubias circle : Nickolas Muray's collection of twentieth-century Mexican art ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
"Produced in conjunction with the Ransom Center's exhibition "Miguel Covarrubias: A Certain Clairvoyance," this volume contains color plates of virtually all the items in Nickolas Muray's collection of twentieth-century Mexican art. The majority of the works are by Covarrubias, while the excellent works by the other artists reflect the range of aesthetic shifts and modernist influences of the period in Mexico. Accompanying the plates are five original essays that establish Covarrubias's importance as a modernist impresario as influential in his sphere as Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and Jean Cocteau were in theirs."--BOOK JACKET
The bebop revolution in words and music ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Reading Magnum : a visual archive of the modern world by Steven D Hoelscher( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
The Magnum Photos archive-a collection of more than 200,000 photographs by some of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries' greatest image makers-is the most comprehensive accumulation of prints made by the distinguished photo cooperative. Consistently and with striking artistry, Magnum's photographers have done more than simply document the far reaches of the globe; they have helped shape generations' understanding of the world around them. While many of its photographs have been widely published, until now no one has examined the Magnum archive itself. In Reading Magnum, experts from several fields investigate this visual archive, now residing at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, to discover how a select, influential group of visual authors has used the camera for an ambitious project of cultural interpretation and social commentary.0Exhibition: Ransom Center Galleries, Austin, USA (10.09.2013-05.01.2014)
Masterclass : Arnold Newman by Arnold Newman( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Arnold Newman was one of the most productive, creative and successful portrait photographers of the 20th century. This posthumous monograph of the American master showcases his iconic individual and group portraits, as well as abstracts, landscapes and cityscapes
Yet more adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics, and culture in Britain ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Collecting the interpretations of outstanding writers on the literature and history of modern Britain, this book deals with a rich variety of themes, some familiar, many unexpected, taking the reader on a highly engaging excursion through British life and intellectual biography. The scope includes not only the personalities, politics, and culture of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, but also the interaction of British and other societies throughout the world."--BOOK JACKET
Adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Includes material on Lawrence of Arabia, Paul Scott, Winston Churchill, Bertrand Russell, John Stuart Mill, Arnold Toynbee, John Maynard Keyes, F.R. Leavis, Wavell, Cyril Connolly, Neville Chamberlain, and Welsh nationalism
Still more adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics, and culture in Britain ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Penultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Resurgent adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
"Resurgent Adventures with Britannia... draws upon a distinguished array of writers and scholars - historians, political scientists, journalists, novelists, biographers, and English literature specialists - to guide the reader through a fascinating labyrinth of British culture, history, and politics. They provide a unique insight into the pivotal themes, both political and cultural, which have shaped 20th century state and society. There is detailed consideration of the works of leading figures in art, literature, politics, and scholarship - including portraits of Hugh Trevor-Roper by Neal Ascherson, Nye Bevan by Kenneth O. Morgan, and Margaret Thatcher by Archie Brown - and how these stellar figures have been deeply affected by war, the imperial experience, decolonization, the enduring problems of the Middle East, Communism, the Cold War, and the British-America connections. And there are assessments by leading historians of statesmen, and episodes in global history, which have shaped the modern age. The result is a rich mix of original ideas, historical and literary allusion, personality, and anecdote, which together provide an intellectual adventure into the mainsprings of modern British and international society."--Publisher description
New directions in textual studies ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Ultimate adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain by William Roger Louis( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
This text takes the reader on a highly engaging excursion through British life and intellectual biography. It includes not only the personalities, politics and culture of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, but also the interaction between British and other societies throughout the world
A Second look : women photographers of the Gernsheim Collection ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Catalog of an exhibition held on the occasion of Fototage 1993 at the Deutscher Werkbund e.V. in Frankfurt am Main, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 1993
Lord Byron by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )
in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte and Don Juan Canto VIII and stanzas from III and IX : illustrating Byron's attitudes toward Napoleon, Wellington, and war by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The British magazine, or, Monthly repository for gentlemen & ladies ( file )
in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Rossetti to Sexton : six women poets at Texas ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Resplendent adventures with Britannia : personalities, politics and culture in Britain ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
 
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