Year: 2019

The Overstory by Richard Powers Reviewed by Susan Bazargan

Reading Richard Powers’s The Overstory, I was reminded of George Herbert, the 17th-century metaphysical poet and priest, a “devotional lyricist” known for writing “pattern poems,” in which the lines are so arranged that they become visual, “concrete” representations of the subject of the poem. Powers’s novel offers a grand reworking

War | Democracy | Division | Free State: The Struggle for Independence in Ireland, 1919-1921

DePaul’s connection to the Irish and Irish-American community in Chicago runs deep, from our earliest university presidents to today’s collaborations between the Irish Studies Program and the Irish Consulate in Chicago. One clear example of this connection is the Irish Collection of rare books in the DePaul University Library’s Special

This Week in Reference: E-Commerce, Ancient Dance, and the Great Chicago Fire

E-Commerce, Ancient Dance, and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 As the temperature outside begins to drop, library research is heating up! We’ve been getting a wide variety of interesting research questions at the library this month.  Some of the topics that our Research Librarians and Peer Research Tutors helped

Title page of Traicte des Droicts Honorifiques des Seigneurs és Eglises,1616

Saint Vincent’s Reading List: LXIX A Society of Rights, Responsibilities and Privileges.

Traicte des Droicts Honorifiques des Seigneurs és Eglises, Seconde Edition, reveuë, & augmentée de plusieurs notables Arrests, & curieuses remarques. A Mademoiselle de Montpensier. A Paris, Chez Nicolas Buon, ruë S. Jacques, àl’enseigne de S. Claude, & de l’Homme Sauvage.  MDXVI Avec Privilege du Roy, & Approbation Mathias Mareschal SpC.