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    Lysistrata by Aristophanes

    By The OpenLearn team

    Enjoy Aristophanes' comic account of one woman's extraordinary method of bringing The Peloponnesian War to an end in this classical studies animation. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Apr 2021

  • Lysistrata by Aristophanes

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    Lysistrata by Aristophanes Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2021
    Enjoy Aristophanes' comic account of one woman's extraordinary method of bringing The Peloponnesian War to an end in this classical studies animation. 
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    The Persians by Aeschylus

    In this animation of the Greek tragedy The Persians by Aeschylus, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Apr 2021

  • The Persians by Aeschylus

    Featuring: Video Video
    The Persians by Aeschylus Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2021
    In this animation of the Greek tragedy The Persians by Aeschylus, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.
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    Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work

    By Dr Sara Haslam

    Sara Haslam was The Open University's academic consultant on OU/BBC drama 'To Walk Invisible'. Here she discusses what makes the Brontës’ work so fantastic. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Mar 2021

  • Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work

    Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Mar 2021
    Sara Haslam was The Open University's academic consultant on OU/BBC drama 'To Walk Invisible'. Here she discusses what makes the Brontës’ work so...
  • Mary Shelley: The Expert View

    By Dr Stephanie Forward

    Stephanie Forward outlines the life and legacy of the author of 'Frankenstein', Mary Shelley.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Mar 2021

  • Mary Shelley: The Expert View

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Mar 2021
    Stephanie Forward outlines the life and legacy of the author of 'Frankenstein', Mary Shelley.
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    World Poetry Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free courses.

    Read now: World Poetry Day about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • World Poetry Day

    World Poetry Day Creative commons image Icon Steve Johnson under CC BY 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2021
    21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free...
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    Poetry Prescription

    By Professor Nicola J Watson

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

    Take part now: Poetry Prescription about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • Poetry Prescription

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    Poetry Prescription Creative commons image Icon Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 16 Mar 2021
    Feeling loving, adventurous or scared? Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 
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    Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    By Professor Natalia Kucirkova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

    Read now: Read this before you fall for a personalised book about Managing projects through people

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2020

  • Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    Read this before you fall for a personalised book Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 156662534 © Fizkes | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Nov 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova...
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    The Secret Life of Books

    Uncover the secrets of classic works of fiction that we all know and love.

    Learn more: The Secret Life of Books

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    20 Oct 2020

  • The Secret Life of Books

    Updated 20 Oct 2020
    Uncover the secrets of classic works of fiction that we all know and love.
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    Activity

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    15 Oct 2020

  • The Secret Life of Books: Download the app

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    The Secret Life of Books: Download the app Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The BBC/The Open University
    Updated 15 Oct 2020
    Download the app from the BBC Four series, The Secret Life of Books.
  • What is a literary festival?

    Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts’. 

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2020

  • What is a literary festival?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2020
    Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature ...

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    Lysistrata by Aristophanes

    By The OpenLearn team

    Enjoy Aristophanes' comic account of one woman's extraordinary method of bringing The Peloponnesian War to an end in this classical studies animation. 

    Updated content

    Watch now: Lysistrata by Aristophanes about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Apr 2021

  • Lysistrata by Aristophanes

    Featuring: Video Video
    Lysistrata by Aristophanes Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2021
    Enjoy Aristophanes' comic account of one woman's extraordinary method of bringing The Peloponnesian War to an end in this classical studies animation. 
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    The Persians by Aeschylus

    In this animation of the Greek tragedy The Persians by Aeschylus, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.

    Updated content

    Watch now: The Persians by Aeschylus about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Apr 2021

  • The Persians by Aeschylus

    Featuring: Video Video
    The Persians by Aeschylus Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Apr 2021
    In this animation of the Greek tragedy The Persians by Aeschylus, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.
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    Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work

    By Dr Sara Haslam

    Sara Haslam was The Open University's academic consultant on OU/BBC drama 'To Walk Invisible'. Here she discusses what makes the Brontës’ work so fantastic. 

    Read now: Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Mar 2021

  • Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work

    Dr Sara Haslam on the Brontë sisters’ work Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Mar 2021
    Sara Haslam was The Open University's academic consultant on OU/BBC drama 'To Walk Invisible'. Here she discusses what makes the Brontës’ work so...
  • Mary Shelley: The Expert View

    By Dr Stephanie Forward

    Stephanie Forward outlines the life and legacy of the author of 'Frankenstein', Mary Shelley.

    Read now: Mary Shelley: The Expert View about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Mar 2021

  • Mary Shelley: The Expert View

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Mar 2021
    Stephanie Forward outlines the life and legacy of the author of 'Frankenstein', Mary Shelley.
  • Creative commons image Icon Steve Johnson under CC BY 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    World Poetry Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free courses.

    Read now: World Poetry Day about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • World Poetry Day

    World Poetry Day Creative commons image Icon Steve Johnson under CC BY 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2021
    21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free...
  • Creative commons image Icon Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    Poetry Prescription

    By Professor Nicola J Watson

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

    Take part now: Poetry Prescription about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2021

  • Poetry Prescription

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Poetry Prescription Creative commons image Icon Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 16 Mar 2021
    Feeling loving, adventurous or scared? Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 
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    Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    By Professor Natalia Kucirkova

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova explores...

    Read now: Read this before you fall for a personalised book about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2020

  • Read this before you fall for a personalised book

    Read this before you fall for a personalised book Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Photo 156662534 © Fizkes | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Nov 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the sales of personalised books go up, but are they as beneficial as other children's books? Professor Natalia Kucirkova...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © BBC

    The Secret Life of Books

    Uncover the secrets of classic works of fiction that we all know and love.

    Learn more: The Secret Life of Books

    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2020

  • The Secret Life of Books

    Updated 20 Oct 2020
    Uncover the secrets of classic works of fiction that we all know and love.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The BBC/The Open University
    Activity

    Updated on:

    15 Oct 2020

  • The Secret Life of Books: Download the app

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    The Secret Life of Books: Download the app Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The BBC/The Open University
    Updated 15 Oct 2020
    Download the app from the BBC Four series, The Secret Life of Books.
  • What is a literary festival?

    Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts’. 

    Watch now: What is a literary festival? about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2020

  • What is a literary festival?

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Jul 2020
    Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature ...