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History & The Arts
Dr Francesca Benatti, Research Fellow in Digital Humanities at The Open University, believes specialised text analysis software can help us develop new insights into classic literature.
Hear about the children's books which inspired Swallows and Amazons.
See the draft of Swallows and Amazons and hear about the children’s characters.
Go on an adventure with Swallows and Amazons as you make a map and set sail for Wild Cat Island.
Take a closer look at the manuscript of Cider with Rosie.
Go on an adventure with Cider with Rosie as you find out what happened next and go on a walk with Laurie Lee.
See George Eliot’s manuscript and the fictional names she gave to real places.
See the changes George Eliot made as she wrote The Mill on the Floss.
See the magazine where Confessions was first published.
Follow Confessions from manuscript to magazine to book.
Go on an adventure with The Mill on the Floss as you visit where George Eliot grew up and discover recycled stories.
Go on an adventure with Confessions of an English Opium Eater as you confess yourself and explore Thomas De Quincey’s Edinburgh.
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