- 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.
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Two interesting articles this week press on the concern of my last post, “Creative Commons”. Part of the aim of our Great Writers Inspire project is to make high-quality, research-inspired material on literary topics freely available on the web. Part of … Continue reading
One exciting thing for me about the Great Writers Inspire project is that we release the material – podcasts, essays, interviews, ebooks – under the Creative Commons license, which means it can be reused as widely as possible. As soon … Continue reading
Watching the BBC documentary on Jane Austen on Boxing Day got me wondering about what a Great Writer should look like. The programme followed Dr Paula Byrne as she tried to authenticate a sketch as an image of Austen, and … Continue reading