Tag: poetry

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New Literature Online interface is now live

November 21st, 2013 at 10:11

ProQuest has released Literature Online on a brand new platform.

Hwæt! Beowulf Online

February 20th, 2013 at 10:02

The British Library is proud to announce the manuscript of Beowulf can now be viewed online.

Nottingham Festival of Words: 9-24 February 2013

January 31st, 2013 at 10:01

The first Nottingham Festival of Words takes place from 9th to 24th February across multiple locations in the city and beyond.

East Midlands Book Award

November 15th, 2012 at 12:11

The deadline for submissions into the East Midlands Book Award is 1st December 2012. An award of £1000 will be given to a writer of Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, or Poetry.

It’s National Poetry Day!

October 4th, 2012 at 08:10

Did you know it's National Poetry Day? Celebrate today by acquainting yourself with our poetry collections, both in print and online!

African Writers Series: database trial

May 12th, 2011 at 09:05

We are trialling the database, African Writers Series.  The trial is available on campus only, via the eLibrary Gateway.  It will end 2 June. For over 40 years, Heinemann’s African Writers Series published the key texts of modern African literature.  It has a unique importance in the history of postcolonial writing.  This online edition includes [...]

British Library buys poet’s 40,000 emails

April 20th, 2011 at 08:04

From The Independent, Wed 20 April 2011: The British Library has paid £32,000 for the poet Wendy Cope’s archive, which includes 40,000 emails from 2004 to the present. It is the biggest email archive acquisition in the library’s history, probably in Britain, and is a landmark on the way to correspondence archives becoming fully digital.

Former Poet Laureate at Lakeside tonight

March 17th, 2011 at 09:03

Andrew Motion The Cinder Path Thursday 17 March 7.30pm Djanogly Theatre Suitable for ages 14+ Running time: 60 minutes, no interval Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate (1999-09), introduces his latest book of poems, The Cinder Path, (Faber) shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry; the new pamphlet Laurels and Donkeys on conflicts [...]