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A Look At The Ulysses Manuscript

Hi there, Joyceans! This is Judy Guston, Curator and Director of Collections at the Rosenbach starting a new addition to Ulysses Every Day! This Bloomsday will be my 22nd at the Rosenbach! This year, from now through our virtual Bloomsday, my Collections teammates and I will be sharing with you some illustrated stories about the …

Dumas in Color

This blog post was written by Andrew White  Alexandre Dumas’s father was one of Napoleon’s generals, nicknamed “Hercules” by the emperor, and “Black Devil” by France’s enemies; Dumas’s surname came from a paternal grandmother, Marie-Cessette Dumas, an Afro-Caribbean woman held in slavery on what is now Haiti. In his career as a writer, the colossally …