- 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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If you’re in London this August and want to learn a little more about the process of adapting Shakespeare for the stage, the National Theatre on London’s Southbank have a free exhibition about the making of their current production of William … Continue reading
Get involved with the Bodleian Library’s Sprint for Shakespeare Campaign, dedicated to generating the support and funds necessary for the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford to safely digitise their copy of the 1623 Shakespeare First Folio. While you … 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
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
I just wanted to give you a quick update on my Ulysses Illustration Workshop with ARTISJUSTAWORD… We had a great turn out. And I was very happily surprised by the high levels of enthusiasm and attentiveness. After my 10-minute talk … Continue reading
Amongst the excellent resources available in the Great Writers Inspire collections there’s a lecture by Professor Peter McDonald on J.M. Coetzee which inspires the audience by challenging the notion of great writers as ‘spotless icons serenely floating above the murky … Continue reading