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New York, NY, January 30, 2013—? la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past, in the original English translation, or, in more recent translations, In Search of Lost Time), by Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is indisputably one of the seminal works of twentieth-century literature. Breaking new ground with its treatment of experience and memory, and the nature of writing itself, the seven

An exploration of the history of giving at the Society Library through archival records and the books themselves.

Free and open to the public.


Open January 24-September 30, 2013 during the Library’s open hours.

The New York Society Library

The Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery

53 East 79th

New York, NY, August 4, 2011—This fall The Morgan Library & Museum will host an exhibition of eighty of the Musée du Louvre's finest drawings by artists working in France from the onset of the Revolution in 1789 through the establishment of the Second Empire in 1852. David, Delacroix, and Revolutionary France: Drawings from the Louvre,which opens Friday, September 23, and runs through
AUSTIN, Texas—"Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored," an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, reveals the rarely seen "machinery" of censorship in the United States between the two world wars.

The exhibition runs from Sept. 6 to Jan. 22, 2012, at the Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

Featuring more than 200 items
AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925" showcases how one artifact, in this case a door from a Greenwich Village bookshop in the 1920s, can serve as a starting point to reconstruct the history of a time and place.

The door, which is covered in signatures of visitors to the bookshop, serves as an entryway
The British Library’s major new exhibition Out of this World: Science Fiction but not as you know it reveals the imaginary worlds of the Brontë children.
In their childhood, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne Brontë created imaginary countries collectively called the Glass Town Federation. Branwell and Charlotte invented the kingdom of Angria, while Emily and Anne
New York, NY, May 5, 2011—The Morgan Library & Museum announced today that more than thirty rare works from its collections will be displayed beginning June 14 in the recently restored McKim building. The selection includes examples of art, literature, music, and American history and ranges from Mozart's earliest compositions at age five to a recently acquired letter from the reclusive author
The Morgan Library & Museum Presents Exhibition Focusing on the Controversial Shakespeare Portrait Question

Includes First U.S. Showing of Two Recently Identified Works: The "Cobbe Portrait" of Shakespeare and a Sixteenth-Century Painting of Shakespeare's Patron, the 3rd Earl of Southampton

Also on View is a Copy of the Morgan's First Folio Edition of Shakespeare Plays