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  • The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note....

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2017
    2017 marks the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she will be featured on the new £10 note. 
  • The Writer's Room: J.K. Rowling Creative commons image Icon 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

    The Writer's Room: J.K. Rowling

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    In January 2007, J.K. Rowling finished writing 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' in a room at the Balmoral Hotel...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jul 2017

  • The Writer's Room: J.K. Rowling

    The Writer's Room: J.K. Rowling Creative commons image Icon 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
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Jul 2017
    In January 2007, J.K. Rowling finished writing 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' in a room at the Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh. What drives literary...
  • The author at home Creative commons image Icon David Iliff [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    The author at home

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    Why do people visit museums of writers' homes? Discover the secret life of authors in this short video.

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2015

  • The author at home

    The author at home Creative commons image Icon David Iliff [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Oct 2015
    Why do people visit museums of writers' homes? Discover the secret life of authors in this short video.
  • Poetry Prescription Creative commons image Icon Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    Poetry Prescription

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    Feeling loving, adventurous or scared? Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 

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    Activity

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Sep 2014

  • Poetry Prescription

    Poetry Prescription Creative commons image Icon Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 18 Sep 2014
    Feeling loving, adventurous or scared? Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 
  • Of skulls and hearts Creative commons image Icon Mike Coats | Flickr under Creative-Commons license

    Of skulls and hearts

    By Professor Nicola Watson

    From the hearts on your Valentine's card to the skull of a martyr in a Roman altar, what's the connection? 

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    Article

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2014

  • Of skulls and hearts

    Of skulls and hearts Creative commons image Icon Mike Coats | Flickr under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 13 Feb 2014
    From the hearts on your Valentine's card to the skull of a martyr in a Roman altar, what's the connection?