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    George Koppelman, a rare-book dealer who believes he purchased William Shakespeare’s personal dictionary on eBay, will speak on campus at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 20.
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    The famed Chicago Humanities Festival has partnered with Lake Forest College to mark the 100th birthday of Beat icon William S. Burroughs, America’s “most audacious writer.”
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    In a Huffington Post column, Professor of English Davis Schneiderman, normally a believer in playing with others’ words and appropriating text, chides an imposter who claims Davis’s father died, when in actuality, Phil Schneiderman is very much alive. Read his view on the matter in this post here.
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