What’s On: North East Literature and Book Events in November 2018

Trick or treat? Our what's on guide for literature in Durham, Newcastle, Teesside, Sunderland and the North East this month has an appropriately gloomy feel with an exploration of Frankenstein, lecture on literary disease, and a performance of deathly drama among many other things.  Top billing this month, though, has to go to the Books on Tyne... Continue Reading →

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Why you need to know about Gudrun, one of the original badass women

You have probably heard of the Old Norse gods Odin, Loki, and Thor, albeit often in ‘Hollywood-ized’ versions. But have you heard of Gudrun, daughter of Gjuki, wife of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer, and badass woman of the seven-hundred-year-old Poetic Edda? Be introduced to her by Katie Harling-Lee. The Poetic Edda, also known as The Elder... Continue Reading →

New Issue of Postgraduate English Journal (Volume 37, 2018)

The Autumn 2018 issue of our open access journal, Postgraduate English, is out now. Postgraduate English is one of the longest-running online journals for early-career literature scholars; it accepts submissions from postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers around the world. This issue was edited by Gareth Reeves and Olly Teregulova. Two of the articles resulted from the Journal’s collaboration with the seventh... Continue Reading →

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