Flaubert, Poe, and Darwin: works online

  • Cornell University has posted an overview of Susan Jaffe Tane’s Edgar Allan Poe collection, on display up in Ithaca through February 24. Online images include one of Édouard Manet’s illustrations for “The Raven,” a facsimile of “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” original manuscript, and labeled shells (at right) from the conchology manual Poe adapted from an existing book for a quick $50. (Thanks, Dave Lull.)
  • And finally, the University of Cambridge has devoted a site to the complete works of Charles Darwin. There you’ll find “every Darwin publication as well as many of his handwritten manuscripts. All told there are more than 50,000 searchable text pages and 40,000 images.”


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