I’m still researching. Like most of you I’m sure. Research hasn’t so much shut down as taken a peculiar turn. I’m part of a team looking at school leaders’ work during the pandemic, the support they’v… Learn more.
My earliest encounters with Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales are etched into my torn and tattered copy of the The Riverside Chaucer. I have even more indelible memories of my first seminar: sitting around a large tab… Learn more.
"All the children of our world will know his name," prophesies Professor McGonagall at the beginning of Harry Potter . More than 20 years after the appearance in bookstore of the hero imagined by JK Rowling, it … Learn more.
Anyone who goes to a library will see that the children's section is increasingly populated by large format books, full of illustrations and with little text. We enter a bookstore and from the window we already see th… Learn more.
In recent years, we have seen an epic scale of destruction caused by war, terrorism, global warming, famine and the obliteration of human cultural artifacts. These events could be considered apocalyptic — eit… Learn more.
Hand on hips. That’s the stance to take with literatures work. Hands on hips is a metaphor. Think about times when you have put your hands on your hips, stood back and looked at something. Your gaze is not ne… Learn more.