A Writer Called Arthur Mee

A Writer Called Arthur Mee

In the first of our festive celebration of Notts books which have been instrumental in changing the world for the better, we head to Stapleford… It’s a strange and rather sad thing that Arthur Mee isn’t as well-known these days as he deserves to be. In a just...
20th Century Notts: 1924-1926

20th Century Notts: 1924-1926

1924 Byron and Greece by George Gordon Byron, Harold M. Spender (1924) To mark the centenary of Byron’s death, there were several republications of the poet’s work, including The Works of Lord Byron (Volume 1-6), The Selected Poems of Lord Byron and Byron and Greece,...
20th Century Notts: 1921-1923

20th Century Notts: 1921-1923

1921 An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English by Ernest Weekley (1921) Ernest Weekley (see 1912-14) had a dictionary published in this year. It was published for lovers of our language and those with ‘an intelligent curiosity as to words origins and earlier...
20th Century Notts: 1918-1920

20th Century Notts: 1918-1920

1918 Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History by Catharine Arnold (2018) In the wake of the war, which took 18 million human lives, the Spanish flu pandemic killed up to 100 million more (250,000 in Britain), making it the deadliest natural...