- 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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Bored on your commute home? You’re in fine company. In The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde wrote, “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” You can actually read Wilde’s Life and Confessions as a … Continue reading
To round off our week of Austen, we thought we’d let you know about the Oxford Theatre Guild‘s production of Pride and Prejudice, on tonight at Trinity College! All the Oxford Janeites out there should get down to Trinity’s velvety … Continue reading
For the next fortnight, I am teaching English at one of the many summer schools which take place in Oxford and other university cities in the UK. In putting together my course for five 17-18 year olds who want to … Continue reading
Today is the official birthday of William Shakespeare, the greatest English poet (go on, disagree with me, I dare you). It’s also the official start date for the World Shakespeare Festival, which means that internationally-themed productions of Shakespeare’s works will … Continue reading