You are here


‘Libraries are the wardrobes of literature, whence men, properly informed may bring forth something for ornament, much for curiosity, and more for use’ - William Dyer

Welcome to the Great Writers Inspire Resources Library. Here, you can search for and access thousands of literary open education resources such as audio and video podcasts, essays, ebooks, images and more. Explore the virtual shelves by searching by keyword in the title, author, and by media type.

If you don’t know where to begin, you can access our writer collections and themed collections for inspiration.

Displaying 3351 - 3400 of 3753
Format Title Author/Contributor Source
Video What is a Great Writer? An academic panel discusses the question. Seamus Perry, Margaret Kean, Peter McDonald, Ankhi Mukherjee, Rebecca Beasley
Essay Victorian Poetry and Fiction: some historical and cultural dates Charlotte BarrettCharlotte Barrett
Essay Character and Environment in Thomas Hardy's Fiction Charlotte BarrettCharlotte Barrett
Essay Thomas Hardy Charlotte Barrett
Video Dons, Deaths and Detectives: Oxford in Crime Fiction Colin Bundy
Audio Dons, Deaths and Detectives: Oxford in Crime Fiction Colin Bundy
Audio Julian Thompson on Wilkie Collins Julian Thompson
Handout/Transcript Ben Johnson, 'The Alchemist' and Blackfrairs (transcript) Andrew Gurr
Handout/Transcript Shakespeare, 'The Tempest' and its City Connections David Daniell
Handout/Transcript Citizen Authors and Their Heroes: Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood and Sir Thomas Gresham (transcript) Julia Gasper
Handout/Transcript Literary Londoners: William Blake Peter Ackroyd
Handout/Transcript Literary Londoners: Charles Dickens Michael Slater
Video The face of Charles Dickens - portraits of the great author Andrew Xavier
Video The Dictionary Garret - Anatomy of a Room Natasha McEnroe
Video Dickens and the Moving Age (lecture) Tony Williams
Video Dickens’s law makers and law breakers: Barnard's Inn and beyond Andrew Sanders
Video ‘Lesser breeds within the law’ - Dickens and minor legal officers Angus Easson
Video Phiz, Dickens and London Valerie Browne Lester
Video Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities Tony Williams
Video A history of the dictionary: Dr Johnson, I presume? Henry Hitchings
Video Literature and Politics in Seventeenth Century London (lecture) Anna Beer
Audio The Life and Times of Wilfred Owen (lecture) Peter Bunyan, Chris Cuff
Other Dulce Et Decorum Est - Wilfred Owen - Muvizu 3D Animation war poem
Image Aphra Behn by John Riley
eBook A Memoir of Mrs. Behn Montague Summers
Image Aphra Behn by Mary Beale
eBook The Rover or The Banish'd Cavaliers Aphra Behn
eBook Love-letters between a nobleman and his sister; with the history of their adventures. In three parts. Aphra Behn
Essay Aphra Behn: A "Life dedicated to Pleasure and Poetry" Kate O'Connor
eBook Villette Charlotte Brontë
eBook Shirley Charlotte Brontë
eBook Jane Eyre : an autobiography Charlotte Brontë
Image Charlotte Brontë
eBook The professor Charlotte Brontë
eBook Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. Charlotte Brontë
Essay Charlotte Brontë: A Wish for Wings Erin NyborgErin Nyborg
Other Science of Middleton (images) Patrick Lockley
eBook The Oval Portrait (Life in Death) Edgar Allen Poe
eBook The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allen Poe
Image The Fall of the House of Usher Harry Clarke
eBook The Fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allen Poe
eBook Bleak House Charles Dickens
Image The Carpet Merchant - Jean-Léon Gérôme
eBook Rasselas Samuel Johnson
eBook Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia Samuel Johnson
Image Whitby goth couple
eBook Samuel Johnson Thomas Carlyle
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets; ... (v.2/4) Samuel Johnson
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets; ... (v.4/4) Samuel Johnson
eBook The lives of the most eminent English poets; ... (v.3/4) Samuel Johnson