- This project is creating a website dedicated to the theme “Great Writers inspire – learning from the past”. On the site you will be able to find freely available content related to individual authors and literary themes. We are using this blog to let you follow the progress of the project and explore the material as it is being made available. Feel free to send us your comments and suggestions! Want to be inspired? Explore the podcasts on the Great Writers Inspire podcast page.
Monthly Archives: May 2012
As promised, here is a selection of illustrations from my ‘Ulysses Illustration Workshop’ with ARTISJUSTAWORD which took place at the Ashmolean’s Museum’s Education Studio on Saturday May 5th, using copies of Ulysses (1922) kindly donated by Oxford University Press… … Continue reading
As well as this blog, you’ve hopefully seen some of the lectures we’ve recorded on the other sites we’ve been linking too. Well we’ve started a process of bringing this content together into one really big site – where there … Continue reading
The British Milton Seminar has set up a blog where they will advertise for papers and discuss the proceedings of their meetings (which take place twice a year). Their next meeting will be 20 October 2012 in Birmingham, so it’s worth … Continue reading
Elizabethan and Jacobean London contained a myriad of playhouses, indoors and outdoors. What follows is a very brief outline of some of the most famous of those playhouses, arranged alphabetically. Click on a picture to see a larger version. Blackfriars Theatre … Continue reading
This past month has seen the release of Silver, the new novel by the former poet laureate Andrew Motion. The story is a sequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s children’s adventure classic Treasure Island. The surname of the infamous pirate captain, … Continue reading
From 19 July to 25 November, the British Museum’s round reading room will provide an elaborate exhibition on William Shakespeare as part of the London 2012 festival. The Shakespeare: Staging the World exhibition is curated by Jonathan Bate and Dora … Continue reading