December 1 in Literary History: Project Gutenberg Launched

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1971 – Project Gutenberg!

Interesting Literature

The most significant events in the history of books on the 1st of December

1723: Susanna Centlivre dies. She was a popular playwright during the early eighteenth century, working closely with the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Her belated Restoration comedy, The Basset Table (1705), is probably her most famous play, although A Bold Stroke for a Wife (1718) has remained well-known too.

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One comment on “December 1 in Literary History: Project Gutenberg Launched

  1. Thanks Dagny – I updated my post on Facebook to include the link – 🙂

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