Monday Aug 26th, 2013

Shakespeare’s hand in the additional passages to Kyd’s Spanish Tragedy

By Douglas Bruster
Why should we think that Shakespeare wrote lines first published in the 1602 quarto of The Spanish Tragedy, a then-classic play by his deceased contemporary Thomas Kyd? Our answer starts 180 years ago, when Samuel Taylor Coleridge—author of ‘Kubla Khan’ and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner—said he heard Shakespeare in this material. uk_historyoxfordjournalsliteraturetheatre-dance-leisure

Saturday Apr 12th, 2014

A publisher before wartime

Video with OUP Archivist Martin Maw
Thursday Apr 3rd, 2014

When science stopped being literature

Jim Secord on visions of science
Tuesday Apr 1st, 2014

Georges Pierre des Clozets: the 17th century conman

Electronic Enlightenment looks at Robert Boyle’s embarrassing episode with a French conman
Monday Mar 31st, 2014

“A peaceful sun gilded her evening”

Charlotte Brontë’s letter on the death of her sister Anne
Wednesday
Mar 26th, 2014

Who signed the death warrant for the British Empire?

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Saturday
Mar 22nd, 2014

Rab Houston on bride ales and penny weddings

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Saturday
Mar 22nd, 2014

The Normans and empire

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Wednesday
Mar 19th, 2014

Gloomy terrors or the most intense pleasure?

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Monday
Mar 17th, 2014

Britain, France, and their roads from empire

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Saturday
Mar 15th, 2014

Celebrating Women’s History Month

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Saturday
Mar 15th, 2014

America and the politics of identity in Britain

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Friday
Mar 14th, 2014

In memoriam: Tony Benn

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