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  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    By Neil McLennan

    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Nov 2017

  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World War.
  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil Creative commons image Icon Bäras under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    31 Oct 2017

  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

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    Hallowain't III: Thorny devil Creative commons image Icon Bäras under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Oct 2017
    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.
  • Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think? Creative commons image Icon Eva Rinaldi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Sep 2017

  • Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think?

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    Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think? Creative commons image Icon Eva Rinaldi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Sep 2017
    Eleanor Spencer-Regan explores the common thread between Look What You Made Me Do and Lady Lazarus
  • Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

    By Eleanor Byrne

    There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Sep 2017

  • Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

    Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh Creative commons image Icon Thomas Heylen under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Sep 2017
    There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into Hundred Acre Wood.
  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    19 Sep 2017

  • We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

    We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover Creative commons image Icon David.78 under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the...
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Sep 2017

  • The man behind Matilda – what Roald Dahl was really like

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Roald Dahl: the incredible storyteller loved by millions or a belittling bully? Find out what his character was like in this article.
  • 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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    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. 
  • Living Shakespeare Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Living Shakespeare

    Why is Shakespeare so widely acclaimed across the globe? Our new series with the BBC takes us on a worldwide journey to discover...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2017

  • Living Shakespeare

    Living Shakespeare Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 08 Aug 2017
    Why is Shakespeare so widely acclaimed across the globe? Our new series with the BBC takes us on a worldwide journey to discover people's personal...
  • How does JK Rowling use Latin and other classical languages in Harry Potter? Creative commons image Icon Crest: Jakovche https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hogwarts_coat_of_arms_colored_with_shading.svg / Hogwarts Model Karen Roe https://www.flickr.com/photos/karen_roe/7544166316 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2017

  • How does JK Rowling use Latin and other classical languages in Harry Potter?

    How does JK Rowling use Latin and other classical languages in Harry Potter? Creative commons image Icon Crest: Jakovche https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hogwarts_coat_of_arms_colored_with_shading.svg / Hogwarts Model Karen Roe https://www.flickr.com/photos/karen_roe/7544166316 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jul 2017
    To create a sense of the long history of wizardry in the Potterverse, JK Rowling drew heavily on classical languages. The OU's Joanna Paul explores.
  • How did music influence Virgina Woolf? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: George Charles Beresford

    How did music influence Virgina Woolf?

    By Emma Sutton

    Virginia Woolf once wrote that music was "nearest to truth", and it was inarguably a major influence on her work....

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2017

  • How did music influence Virgina Woolf?

    How did music influence Virgina Woolf? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: George Charles Beresford
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Virginia Woolf once wrote that music was "nearest to truth", and it was inarguably a major influence on her work. Emma Sutton uses Woolf's story A Simple...
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