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# Title Description Contributor
1 Oscar Wilde in Vienna: Pleasing and Teasing the Audience

A joint event hosted by the Theatre Studies and Queer Studies Networks. Sandra Mayer, author of...

Sandra Mayer, Mary Luckhurst, Dominic Janes, Stefano Evangelista
2 Wartime Art and Grief

German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War.

Claudia Siebrecht
3 Conflict Culture

How much do we really know about the experience of the average individual soldier?

Matthew Leonard
4 Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?

The British response to the outbreak of War in 1914.

Catriona Pennell
5 The Victorians: Life and Death (lecture)

Free public lecture by Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA. From Gresham College. Available as video...

Richard Evans
6 The Victorians: Religion and Science (lecture)

Free public lecture by Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA. From Gresham College. Available as video...

Richard Evans
7 The Victorians: Time and Space (lecture)

Free public lecture by Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA. From Gresham College. Available as video...

Richard Evans
8 The Victorians: Empire and Race (lecture)

Free public lecture by Professor Sir Richard Evans FBA. From Gresham College. Available as video...

Richard Evans
9 Dickens and the Moving Age (lecture)

Free public lecture from Gresham College. Available as video, audio and transcript.

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Tony Williams
# Title Description Contributor
1 Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling’s imagination is fired by the past. How do historical objects illuminate the real-...

Beatrice Groves, Victoria McGuinness
2 Shakespeare and the Victorians

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Professor of English Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for Shakespeare...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
3 Wartime Art and Grief

German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War.

Claudia Siebrecht
4 The Better Part of Valour

Combatant Courage on the Western Front.

Edward Madigan
5 Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?

The British response to the outbreak of War in 1914.

Catriona Pennell
6 The Life and Times of Wilfred Owen (lecture)

Free public lecture at Gresham College. Available as video, audio and transcript

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Peter Bunyan, Chris Cuff
7 Percy Bysshe Shelley - Draft of 'Ozymandias'

Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. 'Ozymandias' is the Greek name for Ramses...

Christopher Adams
8 Mary Shelley (with Percy Bysshe Shelley) - Draft of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley drafted Frankenstein in two tall notebooks. The first notebook was probably...

Christopher Adams
9 Harriet Shelley - Letter to Eliza Westbrook, Shelley and her parents

Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Harriet Shelley drowned herself in December 1816,...

Hannah Morrell
10 Mary Shelley - Letter to Percy Bysshe Shelley

Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Shelley and Mary arrived back in London to face the...

Nouran Koriem
11 Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley - Joint journal entry

Part of the Shelley's Ghost Exhibition. Shelley and Mary eloped at 4.15 am on 28 July 1814...

Henry Cockburn
12 The Bodleian Shakespeare: A treasure lost... and regained

From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Emma Smith reveals how Oxford University mobilised Alumni support...

Emma Smith
# Essay Title Description Contributor
1 First World War

The Great War (also known as World War One, and the First World War) was a global combat centred...

Charlotte Barrett
2 Renaissance Theatre

When John Brayne built the Red Lion Theatre in London’s Whitechapel in 1569, he could hardly...

Emma Smith