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Congratulations to Vittoria di Palma, author of Wasteland

Congratulations to our author Vittoria di Palma, whose recent book Wasteland: A History has just received the Louis Gottschalk Prize for an outstanding historical or critical study on the eighteenth century, awarded by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.  Read on for an excerpt from the book’s introduction, which makes us

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Puzzling Through the Wasteland: Vittoria Di Palma on her new book

Vittoria Di Palma– When I was living in London in the early 2000s, I went to an exhibit at the British Library.  I don’t remember much about the show, nor exactly how I got my hands on one of the folders intended for members of the press, but I do

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