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A Notable Woman: The Romantic Journals of Jean Lucey Pratt – review

A Notable Woman: The Romantic Journals of Jean Lucey Pratt – review | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
The candid diaries of an unmarried woman reveal personal tribulation and immense social change
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The Guardian Bookshop’s book of the month, A Notable Woman, seems to have all the ingredients of a future classic. "The candid diaries of an unmarried woman reveal personal tribulation and immense social change," along 60 years of her history. Already on my list.

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‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ takes a new look at Alice - Books - NorthJersey.com

‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ takes a new look at Alice - Books - NorthJersey.com | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
“Alice in Wonderland,” written 150 years ago, may be about a girl, but her impossible adventures, rife with subtext, can sometimes be too intense for children.
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The inventive words and worlds of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft | OxfordWords blog

The inventive words and worlds of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft | OxfordWords blog | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
To celebrate this week’s birthday of H.P. Lovecraft, one of Gothic horror’s most acclaimed authors, here is a brief look into the contributions H.P. Lovecr
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Poe. As always.

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You don't need an English degree to understand poetry (podcast) | British Council Voices

You don't need an English degree to understand poetry (podcast) | British Council Voices | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
Enter the world of spoken-word poetry with two multi-award-winning poets: from Australia, Zohab Zee Khan, and from the UK, Harry Baker — world poetry slam champion in 2012.
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How Much Practice is Too Much?

How Much Practice is Too Much? | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
By Annie Murphy Paul Why do I have to keep practicing? I know it already!” That’s the familiar wail of a child seated at the piano or in front of the mu

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Student membership | National Literacy Trust

The National Literacy Trust is a UK charity that changes lives through literacy.
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BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Poetry slideshows

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - Poetry slideshows | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
Revise GCSE Art and Design topics including recording and observing, analysing and evaluating and developing and exploring, using galleries, SEMI analysis, artist explanations
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Poetry slideshow with reading.

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Common Core vs. great literature

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One year ago, the public debate over the new Common Core standards in education centered on the fate of literature in English classes.



on centered on the fate of literature in English classes.
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A common core is fine but waht about the great literature left out?

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3 ways to speak English

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Contemporary Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”

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Contemporary Black American Poetry

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How black soldiers' experiences in the First World War shaped civil rights | British Council Voices

How black soldiers' experiences in the First World War shaped civil rights | British Council Voices | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
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All to do with literature! Check it out.

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Gothic Literature at Large—September 2014

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Gothic literature is a genre that, despite it's quaint and penny dreadful beginnings, has found a firm foundation in the modern world. To properly address the popularity of this genre in its many m...
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Poe, Stoker and Shelley have this in common: a gothic touch.

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Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations - OpenLearn - Open University

Approaching literature: Reading Great Expectations - OpenLearn - Open University | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
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This Dickens' open course from The Open University is simply  amazing.

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Norman Mailer: A Double Life

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J. Michael Lennon tackles the wildly eventful life and career of Norman Mailer, in the first biography since Mailer's 2007 death.
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Mailer is always worth it!

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Newly Released Tapes Show Nixon Maneuvering as Watergate Unfolds

Newly Released Tapes Show Nixon Maneuvering as Watergate Unfolds | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
The 340 hours of secretly taped conversations are the final ones scheduled to be made public by the Nixon presidential library.
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Literary guide to Latin America - Telegraph

Literary guide to Latin America - Telegraph | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
We asked some of the world's most eminent writers to offer literary tours of the places they know best...
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What about Brazil?

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize - English Literature

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - English Literature | Lit & Go | Scoop.it
A secondary school revision resource for GCSE English Literature about prose fiction, short stories, drama and poetry
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Terrific wensite for literature!

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Ledger

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Ledger is one of the richest primary source documents in existence for any literary author. The scanned ledger and downloadable transcription are presented by the University of South Carolina as part of the Matthew J.
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