Are you thinking of applying to @Cambridge_Uni to study English? Registration now open for September Open Days, including course presentation, live Q&A and chat

The next Cambridge Virtual Open Days will take place on 13-26 September 2021.  The programme of events for English is as follows: Course presentation and sample lecture (pre-recorded): available 13-26 September Live Q&A webinar: 16 September, 1pm-1.40pm Live chat: 16 September, 2pm-3pm For further information and to sign up to live sessions: https://www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/events/cambridge-open-days/programme  

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John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan Prize Winners Announced

Churchill College has announced the winners of the 2021 John Kinsella and Tracy Ryan Poetry Prize and Other Prize: Poetry Prize Winner: Talin Tahajian, for her poem ‘New Year Poem’ ‘Other’ Drama Prize Winner: Chakira Alin, for her play ‘Heroes’ ‘Other’ Drama Prize Runner-up: Joe Venable, for his play ‘Rapture’. Talin Tahajian is a Postgraduate […]

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Alex Wong’s second collection of poetry, ‘Shadow and Refrain’, is published by Carcanet Press, May 2021

Alex Wong (CTO at St John’s College) publishes his next attempt at a poetry collection, Shadow and Refrain (Carcanet). Please support ailing independent publishing industry in its noble effort to keep in print authors whose books don’t sell: copies are available directly from Carcanet, with an introductory discount. https://www.carcanet.co.uk/cgi-bin/indexer?product=2372 164 pp. of bang-and-whimper for one’s […]

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‘The Places of Early Modern Criticism’, edited by Gavin Alexander in collaboration with Cambridge colleagues Emma Gilby (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics) and Alexander Marr (Department of History of Art), has been published by Oxford University Press

The book derives from a CRASSH conference in 2015 and gathers contributions from fifteen early modernists working across a range of disciplines. What is criticism? And where is it to be found? Thinking about literature and the visual arts is found in many places – in treatises, apologies, and paragoni; in prefaces, letters, and essays; […]

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