great writers inspire

# Title Description Contributor
1 Ezra Pound

Dr Rebecca Beasley explains why we should read Pound, someone she considers as the central...

Rebecca Beasley
2 Mary Leapor

Dr Jennifer Batt talks about Mary Leapor, an 18th Century kitchen maid who wrote accomplished...

Jennifer Batt
3 Only Collect: An Introduction to the World of the Poetic Miscellany

Dr Abigail Williams, Director of the Digital Miscellanies Index, explains how these popular...

Abigail Williams
4 Why Dickens?

Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst talks of Dickens' life and influences and why these have made...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
5 Oriental Tales and Their Influence

Prof. Warner and Prof. Ballaster begin their conversation with Antoine Galland's...

Ros Ballaster, Marina Warner
6 Chaucer

Professor Daniel Wakelin discusses the work of Chaucer and explains how he was one of the first...

Daniel Wakelin
7 The Lure of the East: the Oriental and Philosophical Tale in Eighteenth-Century England

Professor Ros Ballaster discusses the objectives of oriental tales published in the second half...

Ros Ballaster
# Title Description Contributor
1 Mary Leapor

Dr Jennifer Batt talks about Mary Leapor, an 18th Century kitchen maid who wrote accomplished...

Jennifer Batt
2 Ezra Pound

Dr Rebecca Beasley explains why we should read Pound, someone she considers as the central...

Rebecca Beasley
3 Only Collect: An Introduction to the World of the Poetic Miscellany

Dr Abigail Williams, Director of the Digital Miscellanies Index, explains how these popular...

Abigail Williams
4 Chaucer

Professor Daniel Wakelin discusses the work of Chaucer and explains how he was one of the first...

Daniel Wakelin