English Literature after 1700
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This is a fairly random list of news items about topics in English literature from 1700 to the present that pertain to my current teaching and research.
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Poet and selfie pioneer: Philip Larkin's photographs offer 'a new perspective' - BBC News

Poet and selfie pioneer: Philip Larkin's photographs offer 'a new perspective' - BBC News | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
A new book featuring 200 of Philip Larkin's photographs aims to cast light on a poet whose writing still draws in new readers 30 years after his death.
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Exhibition takes a new look at Wordsworth | St John's College, Cambridge

Exhibition takes a new look at Wordsworth | St John's College, Cambridge | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Faber Voices - Poetry Book Society

Faber Voices - Poetry Book Society | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
The Poetry Book Society
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Faber Voices is a new series of digital-only poetry ebooks which present the work of Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Philip Larkin and Wendy Cope as never before. Each ebook features a new selection of the poet's work with a line-by-line synchronised recording of the poet's own reading.

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T S Eliot Prize 2012 - Judges Announced - Poetry Bookshop Online

T S Eliot Prize 2012 - Judges Announced - Poetry Bookshop Online | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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The Poetry Trust secures funding - Poetry Bookshop Online

The Poetry Trust secures funding - Poetry Bookshop Online | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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Sylvia Plath Info: Ted Hughes News

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On 10 May 2012, readers of Ted Hughes (and Sylvia Plath) should be on the lookout for Keith Sagar's Poet and Critic: The Letters of Ted Hughes and Keith Sagar (published by The British Library Publishing Division).

 

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Blake’s Cottage | The Blake Society

Blake’s Cottage | The Blake Society | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
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The Blake Society is raising money to buy Blake's cottage in Felpham, West Sussex "to create a centre for the imagination".  You can donate via https://www.justgiving.com/theblakesociety.  ; Further info here http://www.blakesociety.org/blakecottage/.

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Sara Coleridge’s Pretty Lessons in Verse: Nineteenth- Century Flash Cards | Cultural Compass

Sara Coleridge’s Pretty Lessons in Verse: Nineteenth- Century Flash Cards | Cultural Compass | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
The daughter of British poet and author Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Sara Coleridge spent most of her life separated from her father.
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100 Years of Poetry: 'In the Middle of Major Men' by Liesl Olson

100 Years of Poetry: 'In the Middle of Major Men' by  Liesl  Olson | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
The women who edited and defined Poetry magazine.
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Joyce verse set in stone - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 24, 2012

Joyce verse set in stone - The Irish Times - Tue, Apr 24, 2012 | English Literature after 1700 | Scoop.it
A century after writer James Joyce travelled west to Nora Barnacle’s home city of Galway, the words of his poem inspired by that visit have been set in stone in Rahoon cemetery.
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