Brideshead Revisited

Another Oxfordian classic which deals with class from a completely different perspective to Hardy’s ‘Jude the Obscure’ is Evelyn Waugh’s ‘Brideshead Revisited,’ whose upper-class protagonist, unlike Jude, did indeed have the opportunity to study at Oxford. Again weaving issues of class, marriage and religion, ‘Brideshead Revisited’ shares a further similarity with ‘Jude’ in its somewhat … Continue reading

Where Literary Landmarks Abound

Originating in the huge land mass that is the United States, I’ve seen a few worthwhile and wonderful literary landmarks: Edgar Allan Poe’s Cottage stuck in the middle of an urban park in the NYC Bronx; Nathaniel Hawthorne’s home he lovingly called The Wayside in Concord, Masachusetts and Louisa May Alcott’s home (Orchard House) and … Continue reading

The Inklings of Oxford

Just a short video about some pretty-famous authors writing in Oxford…

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