Friday Oct 18th, 2013

Solomon Northup’s 12 Years a Slave, slave narratives, and the American public

By Mitch Kachun
Like many scholars who study nineteenth century African American history and literature, I am excited by the attention surrounding the newly released film, 12 Years a Slave, based on the experiences of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and sold into slavery. american_historyliteraturetv-film

Tuesday Apr 22nd, 2014

The Compleat Earth Day

10 Facts about The Compleat Angler
Monday Apr 21st, 2014

A religion reading list from Oxford World’s Classics

From The Qur’an to Natural Theology
Friday Apr 18th, 2014

Top five hip hop references in poetry

David Caplan on “The Inheritors of Hip Hop”
Wednesday Apr 16th, 2014

Money matters

Valerie Minogue on Émile Zola’s novel Money.
Monday
Apr 14th, 2014

Shakespeare’s 450th birthday quiz

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Friday
Apr 11th, 2014

Writing as technology

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Tuesday
Apr 8th, 2014

Roberto Bolaño and the New York School of poetry

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Tuesday
Apr 8th, 2014

Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare!

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Thursday
Apr 3rd, 2014

When science stopped being literature

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Tuesday
Apr 1st, 2014

Sherlock Holmes’ beginnings

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Monday
Mar 31st, 2014

Sex and the ancient teenager

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Monday
Mar 31st, 2014

“A peaceful sun gilded her evening”

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Friday
Mar 28th, 2014

Entitling early modern women writers

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Monday
Mar 24th, 2014

Plausible fictions and irrational coherence

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Wednesday
Mar 19th, 2014

Ovid the naturalist

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