New Podcast: Crash and Burn: A Poetry Reading in Memory of Michael O’Neill

Also available to download via your favourite podcast player. In December 2018 we lost our colleague, teacher and friend Professor Michael O’Neill. Just before he died, Michael had completed his fifth collection of poetry, Crash and Burn and so, at a poignant poetry reading, we were able to remember Michael by celebrating the launch of... Continue Reading →


16 Metal Tracks Influenced by Literature

In his previous post, Dr Sam Thomas introduced his current research into how and why metal features in the work of Thomas Pynchon. Here he shares a playlist of songs that draw on widespread literary influences. Suggest your own in the comments or tweet #LiteraryMetal. A disclaimer: this list is in no way intended as... Continue Reading →

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