English Literature

Pilgrimage still serves to bring people together

The playwright will not be remembered for his poetry

She was nasty, crude, racist and often a poor writer — so why is she revered?

The timid world of BritLit needs to be shaken up by a mutinous new clique of writers

His pessimism about Britain proved untrue — and its own kind of comforting fantasy

Who is the man behind “The IPCRESS File”?

One hundred years ago two literary masterpieces changed the literary world forever

Lincoln Allison says the torrent of popular school stories that followed Tom Brown’s Schooldays inverted its central message of Christian reform

Never has a man turned so little knowledge to such great account