“Bad day again…” Henry James’s date book.
Manuscript fragment of James Joyce’s Ulysses, via The Morgan Library & Museum. Click the link to zoom in on the manuscript so you can read all of Joyce’s squiggles.
Names that Kubrick was brainstorming for what would eventually be Dr. Strangelove
Undated children’s verse cards from Sara Coleridge collection. These verses—on such topics as English history, Latin vocabulary, and animals—formed the foundation for Coleridge’s “Pretty Lessons in Verse for Good Children and Lessons in Latin, in Easy Rhyme,” published in 1834.
Read the full article “Sara Coleridge’s Pretty Lessons in Verse: Nineteenth- Century Flash Cards” on the Ransom Center’s blog, Cultural Compass.
This marked-up copy is Shelly’s own first edition of Queen Mab as annotated by himself. The original manuscript is held in the Ashley Library in the British Library.
The Moonrise Kingdom script, complete with drawings, notes and set designs.