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Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poet of Poets

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poet of Poets

January 10, 2018

In a year of big Romantic anniversaries, Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Ozymandias" celebrates 200 years since its publication on 11 January 2018. To celebrate, Stephanie is joined by Dr Geoff Payne to discuss the poem, Percy Shelley, his scandalous life, and the time somebody tried to assassinate him.

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The Novel and the Navy: Celebrating 200 Years of Jane Austen’s Persuasion and Northanger Abbey

The Novel and the Navy: Celebrating 200 Years of Jane Austen’s Persuasion and Northanger Abbey

December 13, 2017

Jane Austen's novels Persuasion and Northanger Abbey were published posthumously in December 1817. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of these novels that bookend Austen's career, Stephanie is joined by Dr Geoff Payne to discuss Anne Elliot, Catherine Morland, the novel, and the Navy.

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Men Know Best but Women Know Better: The Ever-Lasting Appeal of George Eliot’s Middlemarch

Men Know Best but Women Know Better: The Ever-Lasting Appeal of George Eliot’s Middlemarch

September 27, 2017

George Eliot's novel Middlemarch is often featured in lists of the best novels of all time, and it continues to be a favourite of literary critics and historians everywhere. This week, Stephanie is joined by Dr Geoff Payne and Dr Lee O'Brien to discuss Dorothea Brooke, Will Ladislaw, the ever-lasting appeal of the novel, and all things Eliot.