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Transatlantic women’s literature
(Edinburgh University Press, 2008)
Kit: Selling sports-clothing in Britain 1870-1950
This presentation combines the interests of Dil Porter, who has worked on sport and business history, and Jean Williams, who is interested in sporting fashion and textile history. It looks at methodological issues in tracing ...
Poetry and The Listener: the myth of the ‘Middlebrow’
(Sheffield Hallam University,, 2003-06)
The article looks at poetry published in The Listener and re-evaluates histories of literature in the 1930s
The Killing Jar
(Chatto and Windus, 2006-03)
Five-year-old Kerrie-Ann Hill has an unusual neighbour. Mrs Ivanovich collects butterflies and she shows Kerrie-Ann how to catch them, take care of them, and evenhow to kill them using a jar and some funny-smelling liquid. ...
The Okinawa Dragon
(Five Leaves Publications, 2008-06)
Jack deals in cardboard, selling expensive and rare gaming cards to rich collectors. He makes plenty of money, travelling the world. He meets millionaire Henri, the man who has everything. Well, almost everything. Henri ...
Women, Modernism and British Poetry 1910-39: Resisting Femininity
Modernism as a period consists of progressive and reactionary cultural cross-currents. Under the umbrella of ‘Rear-guard modernism’ I explore poetry which is not formally adventurous but which represents a ‘conservative ...
Women’s Writing 1945-60: After The Deluge, ed
Women’s fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction represent the complex nexus of continuity and change in the British consciousness following the Second World War. They revise residual myths that the 1940s spawned an homogeneously ...
(Chatto and Windus, 2008-03-28)
It's 1997 and party girl Frankie Cavanagh has just started working in the City, experiencing life on the trading floor in all its sweaty, macho madness. She plunges headfirst into the frenzy of the financial markets as ...
'Multimodal literature 'moves' us: dynamic movement and embodiment in VAS: An Opera In Flatland'
(Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, 2008)
Multimodality is a recent academic development, fuelling a surge of related research (Kress/van Leeuwen 1996; 2001; Baldry/Thibault 2006; Royce/Bowcher 2007). In parallel to this, the turn of the millennium has seen an ...
Staying ‘healthy’ to win: The training of professional footballers, 1880-1939.
Footballers are unique compared to most other workers. Their output is not only a performance but it has traditionally been condensed into 90 minutes on a Saturday afternoon. Unlike other entertainers no two performances ...