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A Biography of T. S. Eliot

An introduction to T. S. Eliot’s life and work We could write thousands of words as part of a T. S. Eliot biography, but instead we’ll limit ourselves to a reasonably short piece that distils all of the most interesting aspects of Eliot’s life into one relatively brief post. What […]


A Summary and Analysis of Beowulf

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) What happens in Beowulf, the jewel in the crown of Anglo-Saxon poetry? The title of the poem is probably the most famous thing about it – that, and the fact that a monster named Grendel features at some point. But because the specific details […]