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MLAC2074 19th Century French Narrative

This module will introduce you to the literature and thought of what is sometimes referred to as 'the long nineteenth century'. You will study works by Balzac, Sand and Proust, three…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 26th, 2020 0 likes 70 plays 0  

Why Study Theology with Dr Marian Kelsey

Dr Marian Kelsey answers the age-old question; "Why Study Theology?" with an argument that Biblical Studies is actually far more interesting than Theology! The image used in the thumbnail…

From  Simon Barnett on June 4th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

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At Nottingham, we go beyond a love of books. Our huge choice of optional modules in everything from Vikings to drama means you can discover new passions, explore what you already love, and tailor…

From  Rebecca Weaver on May 4th, 2020 0 likes 850 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Cautionary Tales

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. Nicholas Blake sings one of Hilaire Beloc's Cautionary Tales. 'From Rags to…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 10 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Wonderful Stories

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, Wonderful Stories for Children by Hans Christian…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Mother Goose

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, a collection of fairy stories by Charles Perrault,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 11 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Straparola

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, a collection of fairy stories and other tales by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Carol Adlam Interview

Interview with Nottinghamshire artist Carol Adlam, recorded at the private view of Manuscripts and Special Collections' exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches: The Grim Tale of Children's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Kate Greenaway Album

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, an album of sketches and illustrations by Kate…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Guided Tour

Archivist Kathryn Steenson, curator of 'From Rags to Witches: The Grim Tale of Children's Stories', gives a guided tour of the exhibition. This exhibition ran from 4 May to 26 August…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 7th, 2018 0 likes 19 plays 0  

BS Johnson's novel 'The Unfortunates'

Brian Stanley Johnson (1933-1973) set his 1969 novel The Unfortunates in Nottingham. The novel is an experimental ‘book in a box’ made up of 27 unbound sections. The first and last…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 21st, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Collected Words: Exhibition Overview

Exhibition curator Sarah Colborne introduces Collected Words: From the Literary Collections at the University of Nottingham. The exhibition ran from 8 September - 3rd December 2017, part of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 21st, 2017 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Collected Words: MSC Holdings relating to John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

One of the Collections Archivists for Manuscripts and Special Collections discusses a volume containing autograph manuscript poems, songs and a play by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Collected Words: Hilda Lewis

The bestselling historical novelist Hilda Lewis kept careful track of her public profile and the critical reaction to her books in a fascinating scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, part of her archive…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why Study Oscar Wilde with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight explores some of the religious dimensions of the life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) and in particular his Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis. She also examines…

From  Simon Barnett on November 24th, 2016 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

From  Simon Barnett on November 24th, 2016 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

From  Simon Barnett on September 23rd, 2016 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Firth Lectures 2016: The Most Reverend Dr Rowan Williams. Imagining Faith; perceptions of religious belief in modern writing

Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, looks at three piece of contemporary fiction to explore how they descibe the religious person and how within those stories there is a portrayal of…

From  Simon Barnett on April 13th, 2016 0 likes 140 plays 0  

Chalani Ranwala - International Communications with English Language and Literature

Undergraduate student, Chalani Ranwala, talks about her experience studying international communications with English language and literature at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 on November 22nd, 2013 0 likes 568 plays 0