literature

Woman holding up Shakespeare manuscript
The third Stonyhurst Literature Festival will take place on Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd April 2016. Over the course of these three days there will be twelve speakers covering a host of subjects. Of particular note is the exhibition of Stonyhurst’s First Folio in connection with the 400th commemoration of Shakespeare’s death.The Stonyhurst Literature Festival covers a variety of genres, including a talk on the relationship between Shakespeare, censorship and the...
Poet & priest: Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ
Two volumes of correspondence by the 19th century Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ are to be awarded the 13th Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters by the Modern Language Association (MLA) of America. The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins, volumes I and II: Correspondence have been edited by R. K. R. Thornton, of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Catherine Phillips, of the University of Cambridge. They are published by Oxford University Press.The Cohen...