This exhibition explores sixty years of turbulence and innovation that laid the foundations of our modern world.
Tags: British Romanticism, literature, Lord Byron, Romantic Age
Internationally acclaimed author and political commentator Elif Shafak presents a lecture on literature in the context of gender equality.
Tags: Centre for Advanced Studies, Elif Shafak, gender equality, literature, UNESCO city of literature
Colin Heywood, Emeritus Professor of Modern French History at the University of Nottingham, focuses on the society and culture in which children were raised in the 19th century.
Tags: Childhood education, children's books, children's stories, Colin Heywood, literacy, literature, manuscripts and special collections
It is easy to forget the role of a translator in producing English versions of many children’s tales. In this talk, Gillian Lathey introduces some of these invisible storytellers and pays homage to their neglected craft.
Tags: children's books, children's stories, Gillian Lathey, literature, manuscripts and special collections
Colleagues are invited to attend the launch of the latest exhibition from the University of Nottingham’s Manuscripts & Special Collections.
Tags: Carol Adlam, children's stories, literature, manuscripts
Using original archives and rare books from the University of Nottingham’s Manuscripts & Special Collections, this exhibition will explore a range of children’s stories and traditional tales.
Tags: children's books, children's stories, Fairy stories, literature, manuscripts and special collections
The Being Human festival is a series of humanities events taking place across Nottingham at the end of November.
Tags: Being Human, Collected Words, Festival, how to lose and find yourself in words, humanities, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature
An award-winning film based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Nottingham author Alan Sillitoe (1928-2010), an honorary graduate of the University of Nottingham.
Tags: Alan Sillitoe, Andrew Graves, Collected Words, film, Karel Reisz, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Tony Richardson
This talk looks at the peculiarities of the manuscript canon of the poetry of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-80), and its examples in the collections at the University of Nottingham.
Tags: City of Literature, Collected Words, Dr Adam Rounce, jojn wilmot, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, potery, reading, School of English, writing
In this talk, Man Booker Prize shortlisted writer of fiction, Alison Moore, will be exploring the influence of location and landscape in her novels, including a work in progress.
Tags: alison moore, City of Literature, Collected Words, fiction, literature, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, reading, writing