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1 Re-Enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the Twentieth Century

Maria Sachiko Cecire, Associate Professor of Literature at Bard College (USA), describes how J....

Maria Sachiko Cecire
2 Diana Wynne Jones

A brief introduction to the writer Diana Wynne Jones – one of the 'Oxford School'.

Gabriel Schenk
3 Dons, Deaths and Detectives: Oxford in Crime Fiction

Professor Colin Bundy, University of Oxford, talks at the Crime Fiction Day at St John's...

Colin Bundy
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1 Interview: Catherine Butler

An interview with Dr Catherine Butler (Cardiff University) by Will Brockbank (Oxford). Dr Butler...

Catherine Butler, Will Brockbank
2 English and Gender

Professor Deborah Cameron explores some of the key theories surrounding the use of language by...

Deborah Cameron
3 Language and History

Prof. Simon Horobin examines how the English language has changed over time, addressing such...

Simon Horobin
4 Shakespeare and the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Professor Charlotte Brewer introduces the methodology behind the creation of the OED and how...

Charlotte Brewer
5 History of English Pronunciation

Do we really know what Chaucer's poetry sounded like? Professor Simon Horobin introduces...

Simon Horobin
6 Why should we study Dickens?

Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst of Magdalen College, Oxford, discusses his current research and...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Ilana Lassman
7 Peter McDonald on Literature

Summary: Peter McDonald talks about how he became to be interested in Literature, how he became...

Peter McDonald, Oliver Lewis
8 Translations as Literature

Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for...

Matthew Reynolds
9 Dons, Deaths and Detectives: Oxford in Crime Fiction

Professor Colin Bundy, University of Oxford, talks at the Crime Fiction Day at St John's...

Colin Bundy