MA in Literature, Landscape & Environment

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Charles Jenck’s Northumberlandia

  A recent Guardian article, interestingly – or perhaps provocatively – entitled ‘Sid the Sexist’s favourite picnic spot? Maybe, but Northumberlandia is a joy’ plugs straight into the long running debate about our gendered attitudes to the landscape – attitudes … Continue reading

13. September 2012 by s.gregg
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Writing Britain trip review

In July staff and students of the MA in Literature, Landscape and Environment went to see the exhibition at the British Library, Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands. To say we were impressed would be an understatement, but I offer here … Continue reading

02. August 2012 by s.gregg
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Olympic pastoral

The Olympic opening ceremony’s first scenes look set to recreate a vision of pastoral England. Danny Boyle – the ceremony’s artistic creator – does, however, add that it will develop a more urban edge. See the Guardian today. Raymond Williams … Continue reading

12. June 2012 by s.gregg
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