Here‘s a super series of shorts giving a history of English in ten minutes. Man! Don’t ya just love the Open University! For those interested in debates around language, the OU’s Open Learn also offers a range of discussions.
Children’s literature has been a fast growing area of academic interest in the past ten to fifteen years. Much of this has been further fuelled by an explosion of enthralling stories by writers such as Philip Pullman, Michael Morpurgo, J.K. Rowling and so on. In case it takes your fancy, the Open University is inviting… Continue reading From Utopia to dystopia: new books on Ransome and Golding and a new course on Children’s lit. from the Open University