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    Robbin Hood

    Robbin Hood
    Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature, theatre, and cinema. According to legend, he was a highly skilled archer and swordsman.[1] In some versions of the legend, he is depicted as being of noble birth, and in modern retellings he is sometimes depicted as having fought in the Crusades before returning to England to find his lands taken by the Sheriff.
  • Gulliver's Travels

    Gulliver's Travels
    Jonathan Swift's main purpose in Gulliver's Travels was to illustrate how the English government and society needed a reformation.
  • Farewell

    Anne first publication, a volume of poetry, was released pseudonymously in 1846 a year after she began her first novel.
  • Dover Beach

    Dover Beach
    One important theme which runs through the poetry of Matthew Arnold is the issue of faith and the sense of isolation that man can feel without faith. This theme is evident in poems such as ‘Dover Beach‘.
  • 1984 (novel)

    1984 (novel)
    George Orwell wrote 1984 to teach people a lesson about the negative things that could happen if they allowed their government to exercise total control.
  • Loch Ness monster

    Loch Ness monster
    Nessie, joint with Robin Hood, is the most searched for British legend in the UK. Since the first sighting in 565 AD, the existence of Nessie has been long debated, with alleged evidence being found every so often
  • “The Death of the Author”

    “The Death of the Author”
    Barthes’ famous essay argues that the author’s intentions are irrelevant to the meaning of a text. Instead, the meaning is constructed by the reader and the cultural context in which it is read.
  • Shelley: The Pursuit

    Shelley: The Pursuit
    Richard Holmes' epic biography of this most enigmatic and intriguing of the Romantic poets. This is simply one of the greatest biographical achievements of recent years.
  • Mistress Anne

    Mistress Anne
    Carolly Erickson could have chosen no more fascinating and appropriate a subject. Alluring and profoundly enigmatic, Anne Boleyn has eluded the grasp of historians for centuries.
  • Dickens by Peter Ackroyd

    Dickens by Peter Ackroyd
    Detailed and definitive, this profile of the Victorian writer explores the private life of the complicated, insecure, and wildly ambitious man who became the best-known author of his day.
  • John Lennon: The Life

    John Lennon: The Life
    For more than a quarter century, biographer Philip Norman's internationally bestselling Shout! has been unchallenged as the definitive biography of the Beatles. Now, at last, Norman turns his formidable talent to the Beatle for whom being a Beatle was never enough. Drawing on previously untapped sources, and with unprecedented access to all the major characters, Norman presents the comprehensive and most revealing portrait of John Lennon ever published.

    Dr. Oliver Sacks wrote In The Mind’s Eye, Sacks focuses on vision, expanding the notion to embrace not only how we see the world, but also how we map that world onto our brains when our eyes are closed and we’re communing with the deeper recesses of consciousness.