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Welcome to emagazine

emagazine is a quarterly subscription magazine, with website for A Level students of English subjects.

emagazine subscription website includes:

emagArchive – over 1800 articles from previous issues and full PDF magazines from issue 41
emagClips – video clips on key texts and topic. Preview here.
emagplus – extra articles and interactive tutorials each issue.

Creative Writing A Level - University English Letter to OFQUAL

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emagazine Close Reading Competition 2015 - Results


We are delighted to announce the results of the emagazine Close Reading Competition 2015, this year judged by emagazine editors and Professor John Mullan.
Winner: Harriet Fisk, Berkhamstead School
Runners-up: Eleanor Burke, Highgate School; Theodora Critchley, Withington Girls’ School
Read Harriet’s winning entry in emagazine 68 and Eleanor and Theodora’s pieces in this issue’s emagplus.


Language & Literature – From A Level to BA:
Student Backgrounds and First Year Content


Billy Clark, Middlesex University, Marcello Giovanelli (Nottingham University), Andrea Macrae (Oxford Brookes University)
This report investigates the relationship between English ‘lang-lit’ provision at A level and undergraduate level, exploring the nature of lang-lit work in both contexts and some issues of transition between the two.

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In memory of Dannie Abse


Read Barbara Bleiman’s interview with Dannie Abse from emag 62.
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Hear him read his own poems on EMC’s The Poetry Station.


68 April
  • Time in Wuthering Heights
  • Pragmatic Inference and Writing
  • The Taming of the Shrew - Cruel Comedy?
  • Child Language Aquisition
  • John Donne
  • Writing on Demand

For web subscribers:

  • An activity exploring horror and terror in Gothic texts, in relation to the article in this issue.
  • Joel Sharples gives you the lowdown on creating a blog worth reading.
  • Close Reading Competition Runners-up
  • A close reading of John Donne’s Holy Sonnet ‘Death be Not Proud’ by Lucy Webster

New on emag Clips:

  • A new emagclips lecture on Shakespeare’s tragedies by Dr Eric Langley, UCL.

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pdf Language & Gender by Deborah Cameron
pdf Shakespeare Online by Dr Emma Smith
pdf EMC/BL Gothic Conference - Keynote by Angela Wright

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