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Professor Nicola Watson
Academic advisor for: Become a student: study English Literature, Cider in bohemia, Cider with Rosie, Circulation wars, Confessions of an English Opium Eater, Edward Lear's Nonsense Songs, Graphic books, Island adventures, Learn some nonsense by heart, Make a map, Make your own confession, Making it into print, Reading in and out of the nursery, Recycled stories, Swallows and Amazons, The author at home, The Faerie Queene, The lost key, The Mill on the Floss, The real places that inspired Eliot, The real Swallows, Titles that sell, Visit Poet's Corner, Walk with Laurie Lee, Why size matters, Why study English language?, Great Expectations, The Secret Life of Books, The Secret Life of Books
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2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note....
22 Aug 2017
By Morgan Johnston (originally posted to Flickr as Balmoral Hotel) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
In January 2007, J.K. Rowling finished writing 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' in a room at the Balmoral Hotel...
06 Jul 2017
Why do people visit museums of writers' homes? Discover the secret life of authors in this short video.
20 Oct 2015
Feeling loving, adventurous or scared? Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood.
18 Sep 2014
From the hearts on your Valentine's card to the skull of a martyr in a Roman altar, what's the connection?
13 Feb 2014
Professor Nicola Watson's Research & Publications
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