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Short VideoWhere did Shakespeare Live in London?
Where did Shakespeare live in London? Sir Jonathan Bate talks about why this is difficult to answer, in contrast to Shakespeare's contemporaries.Watch the full lecture here: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/shakespeares-london-and-ancient-romeRead More
Past LectureThe Romantic Lakes from Wordsworth to Beatrix Potter
When Daniel Defoe rode through the Lake District in the early 18th century, he described the area as ‘the wildest, most barren and frightful of any that I have passed over in England.’ But for Victorians such ...Read More
Past LectureThe Cockney Romantics: John Keats and his Friends
The word Romanticism makes us think of mountain tops and stormy seas, but the younger generation of English Romantics (above all, John Keats) were Londoners through and through. They were even mocked as ‘the Cockney School of Poetry&...Read More