Posts tagged with ‘literature’

Reading Nottingham’s Unread: Republishing James Prior’s Forest Folk

First published in 1901, Prior’s pacy novel is set in Blidworth against a background of the Napoleonic Wars and Luddite riots. It lay unnoticed for many years, although DH Lawrence rated Prior’s work. In 2016, Forest Folk clawed its way into view. How will it fare in the bookshops of 2017? 

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New additions to the DH Lawrence collections

In this talk Dr Andrew Harrison will discuss and interpret several recently acquired items in the University’s internationally recognised Lawrence Collections, including a manuscript of ‘Laura Philippine’ and a rare typescript of ‘Pansies’.

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Collected Words: From the Literary Collections at the University of Nottingham

An exhibition of material from the literary archives and collections of printed books held by the University of Nottingham, highlighting the work of Nottinghamshire writers and the treasures to be found in the historic collections of local literature lovers.

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University of Nottingham’s Writer-in-Residence in the running for Man Booker Prize

Congratulations to University of Nottingham academic Jon McGregor, whose new novel Reservoir 13 has made the […]

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Does literature build peace? Literature and UNESCO’s mission

The Centre for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome Professor Sarah Churchwell to the University of Nottingham to speak on the value of literature to today’s society and to reflect on the ambitions of UNESCO 70 years on from when it was first established.

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Take part in Jon McGregor’s live literature experiment

Want to meet novelist Jon McGregor and take part in a live literature experiment? Award-winning novelist […]

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Michael Symmons Roberts and Alison Moore

Nottingham Lakeside Arts are offering UoN staff and students discount tickets for the Michael Symmons Roberts […]

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Pat Barker in conversation

Multi award-winning British author Pat Barker will be in conversation with Professor Sharon Monteith, University of Nottingham, to discuss her work.

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Reading well for health – POSTPONED

Come along to a workshop which focuses on the Reading Well programme set up by The Reading Agency. This session will feature speakers from the Reading Agency and Nottinghamshire County Library Services.

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Rwanda, writing as duty to memory: an author’s perspective

In this talk, award-winning author Véronique Tadjo will lend an author’s perspective to the theme of ‘Rwanda, writing as duty to memory’. Presented by the Rwandan Stories of Change Project in the Department of French and Francophone Studies.

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