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All events take place at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and are free and open to the public.


Approximately 55 items on view from September-December 2009.


Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 12 pm
The Life of Johnson: The Director’s Cut
Gordon Turnbull, General Editor of the Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell

Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 12 pm
“Romantick family solemnity”: the biographer as Laird of Auchinleck
Diane Ducharme, Archivist, Beinecke Library

Wednesday, November 11, 2009, 12 pm
Spectator: the Johnson circle through the eyes of Hester Thrale Piozzi
Kathryn James, Assistant Curator for Early Modern British and European Books and Manuscripts & the Osborn Collection, Beinecke Library

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