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The Long and Short of It, Session 3: Significant Ideas in Slender Volumes

On Monday 18 March 2024, in the third instalment of the MK Lit Fest series The Long and Short of It, acclaimed writer Emily Bullock was in conversation with OU Associate Lecturer and PhD student Sarah Bower discussing the novella, … Continue reading

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Reading as a writer: ‘Offshore’

Sally O’Reilly, Lecturer, Creative Writing As creative writing academics, we constantly remind students about the importance of ‘reading as a writer’, and in my own reading I sometimes wonder to what extent this should be a conscious process, and to … Continue reading

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What is literature for? – and Why do I do what I do?

Sara Haslam, Senior Lecturer in English We’ve been asking the first question in my title for this blog post for many years in our department. In modules such as A300 Twentieth-Century Literature: Texts and Debates our teaching materials have explored … Continue reading

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