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Live, Laugh, Lit #2 – Dogs, Bugs and the Kafkaesque

  In this episode Ned and Matilda tackle Franz Kafka via two of his short stories, “Investigations of a Dog” and “The Metamorphosis”. In this accidentally animal-themed episode, they try to capture the essence of the Kafkaesque, giggle at the word “dogdom”, and attempt to stay cheery amid the identity crisis that Kafka’s work offers!

todayMay 14, 2021 14


Live, Laugh, Lit #1 – Northanger Abbey and Jane Austen

A brand new literature-based podcast comes to DukeBox, presented by students Matilda and Ned! This inaugural episode of Live, Laugh, Lit focuses on Jane Austen’s first major novel ‘Northanger Abbey’, and includes almost an hour of (somewhat) literary babble from co-hosts Matilda Braje and Ned Chapman. Have a listen if anything from gender, to Russian Formalism, to fashion is of interest to you.

todayApril 23, 2021 40 2


An Inspector Calls: English Department Presentation

  Teacher of English John Craig presents a contextual reading of J. B. Priestley's 'An Inspector Calls', aimed at 4th and 5th formers who are currently studying the text. This talk explores the following questions: Who is J. B. Priestley? What was he saying about the world he lived in? Why did Priestley have such strong views? How is the play relevant to us today?

todayFebruary 12, 2021 17


Macbeth: GCSE Readings and Perspectives

This is the first of a series of clinics, given by members of the English department, designed to support revision and preparation for the GCSE English Literature exams this summer

todayFebruary 11, 2020 18