‘Now Flying over the Hell-mouth’: The Gap Between St Guðlac and Nordic Volcano Imagery

If you search for hell in your satnav you probably won't get very far, but in the Anglo-Saxon literary imagination, hell appears to have been located around the North Sea. Michael Baker directs readers in a new article in our Postgraduate English journal.  This investigation into the effects of landscape and place on apocalyptic literature... Continue Reading →

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Why Wordsworth’s Excursion deserves to be included among his finest poems

The Excursion (1814) is not Wordsworth's most famous work, yet it has recently become a renewed subject of interest for scholars. Drawing on her recently published research in Postgraduate English, Pauline Hortolland explains why this unusual poem should be returned to the centre of Wordsworth’s writing and his relationship with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The foremost... Continue Reading →

The Author(s) of the Book of Jeremiah

The Book of Jeremiah is one of the major prophetic books in the Bible. But who wrote it? In a new article in our Postgraduate English journal, Francesco Arena finds a seemingly simple question has an intricate answer, which challenges conventional notions of authorship.  As it stands now, the book purports to record the words... Continue Reading →

New Issue of Postgraduate English Journal (Volume 38, Spring 2019)

The Spring 2019 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 Lucia Scigliano and Aalia Ahmed. This issue features articles by Francesco Arena (University of... 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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