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Ian McCormick
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Academic writer on English Literature and digital humanities.
Academic writer on English Literature and digital humanities.

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The Comedy of Community Film
Comedy
is often associated most strongly with laughter, with those 'laugh out
loud' moments. However, comedy also often includes elements of
sentimentality and anguish. On the darker side, the underbelly of comedy
is a response to cruelty and dehumaniza...
The Comedy of Community Film
The Comedy of Community Film
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Horace Walpole 1717-1797
Horace Walpole 1717-1797 "The Many Lives of Horace Walpole" Lecture by George E. Haggerty October 26, 5:30 PM Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall 1080 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06510 In
his charming biography of Horace Walpole, R.W. Ketton-Cremer make...
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Was Walter Scott Bowdlerized?
Sir Walter Scott - painted by Sir William Allan On March 24, 1826, Sir Walter Scott wrote in his Journal : ‘ JB clamorous for a motto. Go to. D—n the mot-toe. It is foolish to encourage people to expect mottoes and such-like
Decoraments. You have no credit...
Was Walter Scott Bowdlerized?
Was Walter Scott Bowdlerized?
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TransGothic in Literature and Culture
  TransGothic in Literature and Culture  Reviews "There are very few collections of essays on the Gothic and issues of
gender and genre that are as cutting-edge and innovative as this one. While
other studies have gotten powerfully at the relation of the Go...
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Delighted to announce the publication of TransGothic, to which I contributed Chapter 10:

"The state of play: transgressive caricature and transnational Enlightenment"

https://www.routledge.com/TransGothic-in-Literature-and-Culture/Zigarovich/p/book/9781138699106

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The Case for India
Although Will Durant's The Case for India was composed in 1930 it is still a highly readable and provocative account. Ultimately, its
reading of history is political and partisan and polemical. As a result, this
classic book will stimulate debate in your cl...
The Case for India
The Case for India
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Creative design and creative play as an aid to revision
LEARNING KEY TERMS:  Students often experience difficulty understanding,
learning, and applying the key terms that are essential for the study of
English Language and Literature. Even some undergraduates have poor mastery of
the most basic terms. Across a r...
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The Art of Connection: The Social Life of Sentences

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
Amazon Bestsellers Rank:
#2 in Kindle Store > Books > Teen & Young Adult > Education & Reference > Foreign Language Study > ESL
#146 in Kindle Store > Books > Education & Reference > Writing
#195 in Books > Reference > Writing > Writing Skills

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Art-Connection-Social-Life-Sentences-ebook/dp/B00GS5TYQ2
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Vocabulary Learning - Warm-Up Exercises
This is a warm-up exercise. Test your word power! How many words start with "T" and finish with "R" ? (You can find the answers here ) Perhaps
a wide vocabulary is one part of intelligence? Intelligence takes many
forms: understanding and applying rules, ...
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Tate values and Community theory
I was delighted to read that Maria Balshaw has been appointed as the new director of the UK's most famous art galleries: the Tate . I had the
pleasure of working alongside Dr Maria Balshaw at “Nene” or “University
College” in the late 1990s, which was  an...
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