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Waterstone’s Classics: A Chance to Dip into Literature on your Lunch Hour

Waterstone’s Liverpool One organizes a series of free talks by academics from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Edge Hill University on Wednesdays from 1-2 pm. It’s a great chance to dip into a work you’ve always been curious about … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bride of Lammermoor: Hard to define, even harder to forget

Another thought-provoking post from one of my students, this time from my Star-crossed Lovers course in Southport: The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is hard to define;  the opening chapter is a story in itself, with Peter Pattieson retelling … Continue reading

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Cursed Fountains? The Bride of Lammermoor and Brideshead Revisited

I recently visited Castle Howard in Yorkshire. For those of you who haven’t been, it’s definitely worth going. Beautiful grounds, well-informed staff, and a home that caters to Classicists, Victorianists, and many in-between with its extensive collection. But what impressed me … Continue reading

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