On the bus back to my accommodation yesterday, a little boy around the age of 8 waved at me from the sidewalk, then yelled “CORONAVIRUS!” before dissolving into giggles with his friends.
Historical fiction provides an enjoyable means of learning about the past, making history accessible for those who haven’t, or don’t want to, read a scholarly dissection of the French Revolution or the Tudor Court. Learning about history through fiction provides a fun and engaging alternative, but what are the perils and pitfalls for both authors and consumers?
by Laura Austin “What are you going to do with an English Literature degree?” is a question my peers and I are often asked. The question is rarely fuelled by curiosity, but […]
An insight into Gender Equality in the Department of English and Related Literature.
Last year while frantically searching for material to use in an essay I came across a little-known modern poetics called ‘Art as Experience’ by John Dewey. His argument is simple, but it […]
Micah Mackay The past few years have brought a focus on the decolonisation of academic curriculum. In English Literature, for example, the literary canon has often faced criticism for reliance upon white, […]
Katie Houston It was six months before UCAS deadlines and I was trying to perfect and polish my personal statement which was actually to study medicine. For the past four years I […]
Ellie Fells Bridget Jones’ Diary has acquired somewhat of a cult status, both as a book written by Helen Fielding, and as a film featuring the familiar faces of Renee Zellweger, Hugh […]
Unpicking the purpose of teaching emotionally and politically sensitive material in the education system. Jonathan Tait News broke on Saturday 16th of October that Vice President of the Biloxi School Board Kenny […]