Category: literature


Dr Hilary Weeks in conversation about English Literature and the A-Level.

Discussing A Level English literature, choosing books, close reading and more..

Professor John Hughes: Invisible Now. Why Bob Dylan matters to literature students.

In this short video, I ask Professor John Hughes about why someone interested in Literature should pay attention to Bob Dylan.  John also talks about his recent book: Invisible Now: Bob Dylan in the 1960s. The title (obviously)…

“For who would dare to assert that eternal happiness can compensate for a single moment’s human suffering”

For RPE 305 Philosophy and Literature we will be starting off by looking at Albert Camus’ novel The Plague. For your ‘summer reading’, then, you should at the very least read this novel – and more than once…