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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 11, 2013
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Rare Keats portrait to go on auction block

LONDON, April 8 (UPI) -- A U.S. auction house said it has found a rare portrait of British poet John Keats and will sell it off in London this summer.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 11, 2012.
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Ted Hughes honored at Westminster Abbey

LONDON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A service has been held dedicating a floor stone to Britain's former Poet Laureate Ted Hughes at Westminster Abbey in London, the BBC said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 31, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 11, 2008
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Poll: Many Britons don't know Shakespeare

LONDON, March 27 (UPI) -- A British survey suggests a third of Britons cannot correctly identify the profession of playwright William Shakespeare.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Monday, June 11, 2007.

Hopkins tapped to play Leo Tolstoy

CANNES, France, May 21 (UPI) -- Academy award winners Anthony Hopkins and Meryl Streep are set to star in "The Last Station," a Hollywood biopic about the life of Russian author Leo Tolstoy.

Keats-Brawne love story becomes movie

LONDON, April 9 (UPI) -- The romance between John Keats and Fanny Brawne, producing one of the best known lyric poems of the English Romantic period, will come to the big screen.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006.
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Donors step up to save famous graveyard

ROME, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Italian jewelry firm Bulgari has promised a donation to clean up the crumbling Rome cemetery where British poets John Keats and Percy Shelley are buried.

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Today is Monday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2005 with 61 to follow.
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Students compare Keats to e-mail

ADELAIDE, Australia, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- An Australian state where critics say that school officials have dumbed down the curriculum has given them more ammunition.

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Today is Sunday, Oct. 31, the 305th day of 2004 with 61 to follow.
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Watercooler Stories

Just back from Iraq, man hits jackpot ... Swear words edited out ... Canadians' pot smoking at an all-time high ... Poetry scholar dissects Dylan's lyrics ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
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Poetry scholar dissects Dylan's lyrics

BOSTON, July 21 (UPI) -- A Boston scholar who wrote a 500-page book examining Bob Dylan's lyrics, compares the folk singer to literary masters such as Shakespeare.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2003 with 61 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2002 with 61 to follow.
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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2001 with 61 to follow.
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