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Virginia Woolf Resources

Virginia Woolf Resources Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was a Modernist writer who used the stream-of-consciousness technique, as seen in her novel To the Lighthouse. Here are a selection of resources you may find helpful in studying her work. If you’re reading … Continue reading

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Thomas Tallis Medieval Music sung by Lumina

Thomas Tallis was a medieval composer. You may listen to one of his compositions in the video below from the talented Lumina Vocal Ensemble. Credits: If ye love me, a motet from the English Renaissance by Thomas Tallis (1505-1585), composer … Continue reading

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A Micro-History of the English Language

A Micro-History of the English Language by Sara Selby In the family tree of world languages, English descends from the Indo-European branch, which can be traced to ca. 2500 BC. When the Romans arrived in the British Isles in 55 … Continue reading

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A Short History of England by G.K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton’s A Short History of England is an inviting introduction to British history through the end of the nineteenth century. You may listen to it in the audio player below, or read it in any one of several formats. … Continue reading

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