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The Minimalist Literary Aesthetic and Current Forms of Communication in the English Language (Public lecture, 31st August)


Whenever we send a text or a tweet, we are unwittingly using words in a minimalist way. At our next Late Summer Lecture, James Gilbert (University of Edinburgh) will show how modern […]

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Imagined Surfaces: the ‘Undetermined Capacity’ in Henry James


Henry James’s works are famous for their interest in the life of the hidden mind, but James was also interested in the idea of surfaces, and how as a writer […]

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Become a Reviewer in Residence at Durham Book Festival 2016


An exiting opportunity via Cuckoo Young Writers, enabling young people (aged 15-23) to get involved in the forthcoming Durham Book Festival by becoming reviewers in residence. It’s a chance to hone your […]

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