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Adam Borch

Estonian Cultural Endowment Award for Elle-Mari Talivee

A few weeks ago, we were happy to tell that PUTSPACE Fellow Elle-Mari Talivee had been nominated for the Estonian Cultural Endowment’s Article Award for her article “Public Transport in Estonian Literature” (2020). We are now even happier to report that Talivee won the award! Her article was published in the Estonian journal Keel ja …

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‘I thought he wanted to do me harm’: Hans Christian Andersen Riding a London Cab, 1857

In the summer of 1857, Hans Christian Andersen visited Charles Dickens, spending an ill-fated five weeks at his home, Gads Hill, Kent. During the visit they made frequent trips to London where Andersen got to experience the city’s public transportation system firsthand. On one of these trips a peculiar incident occurred which shows how locals …

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