I can’t resist reposting a post from over on the other collaborative blog I’m currently working on.
It’s by the poet Anna Kisby Compton, and explains what she thinks poetry that is also history does.
You can read it here: Don’t put a hat on a hat.
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Originally posted on Creative Histories of Witchcraft:
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This post is prompted by an event co-organized by the Institute of Historical Research and the Raphael Samuel Centre for Public and Creative Histories on ‘New Approaches to Writing History’. What is new in recent historical writing? The problem with answering this question is that historical writing has…