Category Archives: literature

Banned Books Week: The Satanic Verses

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The Satanic Verses was published in 1988 by author Salman Rushdie, and has had a tumultuous history riddled with violence, accommodation, and censorship. Most commonly referred … Continue reading

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Celebrating Banned Books Week

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In honor of Banned Books Week, the David L. Rice Library and University Archives and Special Collections believes all books should be accessible for our students, … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Celebrating Hoosier Author, Gene Stratton-Porter

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and University Archives. On a special edition of “On This Day” and final edition of “Hoosier Authors”, we are celebrating the hundredth and fifty-fourth birthday of Hoosier author, Gene … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Lew Wallace

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Just like summer vacation, our “Hoosier Authors” series is winding down this week; but we have two more authors to discuss! Today, we are examining the … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: Edgar Whitcomb

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. We are switching gears today: if you have followed our recent blog series, “Hoosier Authors”, I have been discussing numerous novelists. Today, we are going over … Continue reading

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