Othello Lecture: storms, star crossed lovers & that handkerchief!

Idealistic lovers from different backgrounds, scheming politicians. What could go wrong? Here’s a clue: it involves a handkerchief. I’ve just tidied up an old lecture on Othello, which I’ve published in the hope that it might help some of you … Read More

What was the ‘Renaissance’?

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Students are often rather put off by the term ‘Renaissance’, yet surprised to find themselves becoming fans of Elizabeth I and enjoying Renaissance literature in spite of the language… Stick with it guys. I don’t know who told you that … Read More