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The Most Offensive Movie Characters Ever

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From Jar Jar Binks to Carrie Bradshaw here is my pick of the silver screen's most offensive creations - what are yours?
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Shakespeare's 450th birthday parade held in Stratford-upon-Avon - BBC News

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Shakespeare's 450th birthday parade held in Stratford-upon-Avon
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More than 2,000 people have marched through William Shakespeare's home town to mark his 450th birthday.
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Shakespeare's Globe triumphs in Tony awards nominations - The Guardian

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The Guardian Shakespeare's Globe triumphs in Tony awards nominations The Guardian Shakespeare's Globe on the Southbank in London was celebrating on Tuesday as actors from the all-male casts of two of its productions were recognised in this year's...
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Top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare

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It's the end of Shakespeare's birthday week, but the playwright has provided year-round inspiration for writers from Herman Melville to Patricia Highsmith (Top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare http://t.co/FxZ0zDjjhe...
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Lincoln Cathedral donates medieval script for historical scholarship - The Lincolnite

Lincoln Cathedral donates medieval script for historical scholarship - The Lincolnite | Literary News | Scoop.it
Lincoln Cathedral donates medieval script for historical scholarship The Lincolnite A fifteenth-century manuscript, containing a unique medieval account of King Arthur's death, was gifted to the University of Lincoln by Lincoln Cathedral as part of...
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New on the Moving Image Gateway

The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,450 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. These have been subdivided into   over 40 subject areas.
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Another Part of the Sea (BBC, 1960)

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Earlier this month in Oxford I contributed to the richly interesting conference Louis MacNeice: radio writer and producer.
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Edward Rowland Sill: like a fly on a pin

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When Edward Rowland Sill heard that the well-known and highly-respected editor Edmund Clarence Stedman intended to include him in a book of poetry, he was hesitant.
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Algorithm Tracks Literary Emotion in Shakespeare, the Brothers Grimm - Singularity Hub

Algorithm Tracks Literary Emotion in Shakespeare, the Brothers Grimm - Singularity Hub | Literary News | Scoop.it
Algorithm Tracks Literary Emotion in Shakespeare, the Brothers Grimm
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Or take Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet, compared to his comedy, As You Like It.
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Cristiana Cole A Renaissance Woman

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Cristiana Cole uses her own personal perspective as stage performer and expert in performance art. She puts her best foot forward with every photo shoot, painting and musical performance.
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Cineworld and Competition

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Last December multiplex giant Cineworld acquired the Picturehouse arthouse chain. Now it has been ruled anti-competitive in certain places and they are being forced to sell some of the cinemas. What do you think of this development?
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20 wonderful words for wafflers

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Rather aptly, there are many wonderful words to describe someone who tends to think that silence is anything but golden. If you know a talkative soul, but tire of using the same old adjectives to describe them, then today is your lucky day.
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Margaret Atwood's latest novel a love letter to literature - The Globe and Mail

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Margaret Atwood's latest novel a love letter to literature
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About a third of the way through Margaret Atwood's new novel, MaddAddam, I began to get a little antsy.
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What Seamus Heaney Taught Me

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Christopher Benfey
Seamus Heaney used to say that the poetry-writing hours of a poet’s day were the easy part; it was what to do with the rest of the day that was a challenge.
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Best Shakespeare productions: what's your favourite Othello? - The Guardian

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Affect versus effect: a quick visual guide

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What’s the difference between affect and effect? We know that a lot of people get confused about the difference between affect and effect – so we’ve put together a handy infographic to help you out.
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The e-book made real

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J. J. Abrams, the creator of Lost
(that “theological”, “mythological”, “numerological”, “dualistic”,
“apocalyptic”, popular TV series) has “conceived” of a book. Doug Dorst has
actually written it and Canongate have duly published.
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Review: Cymbeline, The Prague Shakespeare Company - Prague Post (blog)

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Review: Cymbeline, The Prague Shakespeare Company
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thumbnail To watch Guy Roberts in the Prague Shakespeare Company production of William Shakespeare's Cymbeline is to attend a master class in Italian histrionics.
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Elmore: Masons, you are at home

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When the corner stone was first laid out for the new Masonic Temple in Crawfordsville, Indiana, local poet James B. Elmore was inspired to write a poem for the building in progress.
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nephalism, n.

The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English.
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Alice Munro is the 13th woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature - Entertainment Weekly

Alice Munro is the 13th woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature - Entertainment Weekly | Literary News | Scoop.it
Alice Munro is the 13th woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature
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French literary anniversaries, part 3: Camus

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By ADRIAN TAHOURDIN
 
In this week’s TLS, Robert Zaretsky reviews Albert Camus’s Algerian Chronicles, a collection of the Nobel Prize-winning
author’s journalism, both early and late, in a “brilliant translation” by
Arthur Goldhammer.
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Ceci n’est pas un supplement

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by Thea Lenarduzzi
Ceci n’est pas un blog, either. It is a declaration. We, the Times Literary Supplement, are not a supplement. We are a separate and autonomous publication, with its own front cover and its own back page.
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question for literature students - The Literature Network

question for literature students - The Literature Network | Literary News | Scoop.it
So far as an undergrad I have been taking courses in everything from Medieval Literature to Renaissance to Victorian to Romantic. Also seminars in Shakespeare and in Classics. But now that I've decided my focus for ...
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