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Format Title Author/Contributor Source
Handout/Transcript Citizen Authors and Their Heroes: Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood and Sir Thomas Gresham (transcript) Julia Gasper http://www.gresham.ac.uk
Handout/Transcript Literary Londoners: William Blake Peter Ackroyd http://www.gresham.ac.uk
Handout/Transcript Literary Londoners: Charles Dickens Michael Slater http://www.gresham.ac.uk
Video The face of Charles Dickens - portraits of the great author Andrew Xavier http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-face-of-charles-dickens-portraits-of-the-great-author
Video The Dictionary Garret - Anatomy of a Room Natasha McEnroe http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-dictionary-garret-anatomy-of-a-room
Video Dickens and the Moving Age (lecture) Tony Williams http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/dickens-and-the-moving-age
Video Dickens’s law makers and law breakers: Barnard's Inn and beyond Andrew Sanders http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/dickens%E2%80%99s-law-makers-and-law-breakers-barnards-inn-and-beyond
Video ‘Lesser breeds within the law’ - Dickens and minor legal officers Angus Easson http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/%E2%80%98lesser-breeds-within-the-law%E2%80%99-dickens-and-minor-legal-officers
Video Phiz, Dickens and London Valerie Browne Lester http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/phiz-dickens-and-london
Video Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities Tony Williams http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/dickens-a-tale-of-two-cities
Video A history of the dictionary: Dr Johnson, I presume? Henry Hitchings http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/a-history-of-the-dictionary-dr-johnson-i-presume
Video Literature and Politics in Seventeenth Century London (lecture) Anna Beer http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/literature-and-politics-in-seventeenth-century-london
Audio The Life and Times of Wilfred Owen (lecture) Peter Bunyan, Chris Cuff http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-life-and-times-of-wilfred-owen
Other Dulce Et Decorum Est - Wilfred Owen - Muvizu 3D Animation war poem http://youtu.be/3pVpTsXu4cc
Image Aphra Behn by John Riley http://commons.wikimedia.org
eBook A Memoir of Mrs. Behn Montague Summers http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/b/behn/aphra/b42m/
Image Aphra Behn by Mary Beale http://commons.wikimedia.org
eBook The Rover or The Banish'd Cavaliers Aphra Behn http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/b/behn/aphra/b42r/
eBook Love-letters between a nobleman and his sister; with the history of their adventures. In three parts. Aphra Behn http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
Essay Aphra Behn: A "Life dedicated to Pleasure and Poetry" Kate O'Connor
eBook Villette Charlotte Brontë http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook Shirley Charlotte Brontë http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook Jane Eyre : an autobiography Charlotte Brontë http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
Image Charlotte Brontë http://commons.wikimedia.org
eBook The professor Charlotte Brontë http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. Charlotte Brontë http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
Essay Charlotte Brontë: A Wish for Wings Erin NyborgErin Nyborg
Other Science of Middleton (images) Patrick Lockley http://www.flickr.com/photos/76886454@N02/collections/72157629487236176/
eBook The Oval Portrait (Life in Death) Edgar Allen Poe http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/p/poe/edgar_allan/p74r/
eBook The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allen Poe http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/p/poe/edgar_allan/p74pi/
Image The Fall of the House of Usher Harry Clarke http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/
eBook The Fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allen Poe http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/p/poe/edgar_allan/p74fa/
eBook Bleak House Charles Dickens http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/d/dickens/charles/d54bh/
Image The Carpet Merchant - Jean-Léon Gérôme http://commons.wikimedia.org
eBook Rasselas Samuel Johnson http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia Samuel Johnson http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/j/johnson/samuel/rasselas/
Image Whitby goth couple http://commons.wikimedia.org
eBook Samuel Johnson Thomas Carlyle http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets; ... (v.2/4) Samuel Johnson http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets; ... (v.4/4) Samuel Johnson http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets; ... (v.3/4) Samuel Johnson http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets... (v. 1/4) Samuel Johnson http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
eBook The Beggar's Opera John Gay http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/dbooks/
Audio Beggar's Opera - Overture (music) Frederick Austin http://archive.org/details/JohnGayTheBeggarsOpera
Other The Beggar's Opera (scores) Frederic Austin, John Gay http://archive.org/details/beggarsoperaasit00austi
Essay Arthurian Afterlives Anna Caughey
Essay 'Drawn out of Freynsh': Malory and His Sources Anna Caughey
Image Charles Dickens http://commons.wikimedia.org
Essay Charles Dickens: Master Storyteller Erin Nyborg
Other Science of Shakespeare (visualisations) Patrick Lockley http://www.flickr.com/photos/76886454@N02/collections/72157629383261896/

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