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Material Conditions: Moore's Utopia

In this video Professor Cathy Shrank and Dr Adam Smith discuss the 1551 edition of Thomas More’s ‘Utopia’. With over 400 years of history, country house literature offers us the…

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Welcome to Special Collections

In order to see the original conditions in which each of our texts would have been presented, we have enlisted the help of the Special Collections Archive at The University of Sheffield. From these…

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Making Meaning Through Close Reading

In this video Susan Fitzmaurice, Professor of English Language at the University of Sheffield’s School of English, looks at what we mean by ‘close textual analysis’ or ‘close…

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Literature of the English Country House (trailer)

A journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/country-house-literature The country house has…

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