A New Repertoire of Possibilities – Looking Back to the 1850s

A short clip from Professor Nicolas Tredell's exploration of American Literature. The full interview is available to emagazine web subscribers and includes discussion of The Portrait of a Lady, Huckleberry Finn, Sister Carrie, My Ántonia, The Age of Innocence, A Farewell to Arms, The Sound and the Fury, The Grapes of Wrath and Native Son. (The Great Gatsby is explored in a separate, dedicated set of clips.)

Why is Nineteen Eighty-Four such a significant novel?

Dr David Dwan from Hertford College, University of Oxford discusses George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. The full discussion is available in emagClips.

Leonie and Corinne (2018)

Gillian Thompson discusses this video in emagazine 83 (February 2019). The article is available to subscribers in the emagazine archive.

Her transcript of the conversation is available to download here.

Leonie Speaking (Search 'Leonie Speaking – One Year On' in the emagArchive for a transcript or see the emag home page.)

A Level Gillian Thompson in conversation with Leonie (aged 3 years, 8 months), one year after the conversation recorded in 'Leonie Speaking'. (Search 'Leonie Speaking – One Year On' in the emagArchive for a transcript or see the emag home page.)


Poet Jonathan Edwards discusses 'Voice' in poetry.


Professor Elena Semino, Linguistics & English Language, University of Lancaster shows how stylistics is used to analyse literary texts: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

19th Century Novel

Professor Nicolas Tredell discusses Jane Eyre: Genre & Style.

Put and Putt - Northern and Southern Pronunciation

Dr  Kevin Watson on Language – Sociophonetics

Elizabethan and Jacobean Tragedy

Professor Lisa Hopkins discusses tragedy and the grotesque in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.

Aspects of Narrative

Professor of John Mullan discusses narrative time.