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Format Title Author/Contributor Source
eBook Considerations on religion and public education: with remarks on the speech of M. Dupont, delivered in the National Convention of France. Together wit... More, Hannah, 1745-1833. http://ota.ox.ac.uk/id/
Essay Victorian Gothic: An Introduction Julian Thompson
Essay Literature and Victorian Religion Julian Thompson
Essay An Introduction to Beowulf Daniel Thomas
Video Theatre, 1660-1760: The Arrival of the Actress David Taylor https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Theatre, 1660-1760: Restoration and Change David Taylor https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Race and Empire, 1660-1760 Ruth Scobie https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Drama and the Theatre, 1660-1760 Abigail Williams https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Literature and Gender, 1660-1760 Kathleen Keown https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Manuscript and Print, 1660–1760 Carly Watson https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Handout/Transcript Manuscript and Print, 1660–1760 Carly Watson https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Handout/Transcript Manuscript and Print, 1660–1760 Carly Watson https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video What is a Literary Period? Clare Bucknell https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Nineteenth-Century Stuff: Dickens, Paperwork and Paper Sorrows Sophie Ratcliffe https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video What is a War Poem? Kate McLoughlin https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Diaries as Literature - The Case of Virginia Woolf Michael Whitworth https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Oscar Wilde in Vienna: Pleasing and Teasing the Audience Sandra Mayer, Mary Luckhurst, Dominic Janes, Stefano Evangelista https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Making Oscar Wilde Michèle Mendelssohn, Sos Eltis, Hermione Lee, Charles Foster https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Brilliant Paradoxes and Corrosive Epigrams; or Why Oscar Wilde Went to Trial Sos Eltis https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Virginia Woolf on Sickert's Ennui Hermione Lee https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Oscar Wilde's Love Beyond the Grave Michèle Mendelssohn https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Male memory, female subject: the case of Jane Austen and Mary Wollstonecraft Janet Todd https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Women who 'Meant to Do It': George Eliot and Celebrity Performance Patricia Duncker https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse Sowon Park, Laura Salisbury, Ben Morgan https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Shakespeare, Mind and World Tom MacFaul https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Shakespeare's Animals Tom MacFaul https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Making Oscar Wilde Michèle Mendelssohn https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio 1594: Shakespeare's most important year Bart van Es https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Magic of Shakespeare Jonathan Bate https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Venus and Adonis Katherine Duncan Jones https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Memorialising Shakespeare: The First Folio and other elegies Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Modernist Prefaces Dennis Duncan, Sarah Copland https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Modernist Marginalia Dennis Duncan, Amanda Golden https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Shakespeare and the Victorians Robert Douglas-Fairhurst https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Why Read Frankenstein in 2018? Nick Groom https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Video Masterclass: the Frankenstein notebooks at the Bodleian Libraries Miranda Seymour, Richard Ovenden, Stephen Hebron https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Two Gentlemen of Verona Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Henry VI, Part 2 Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Henry VI, Part 2 Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Merry Wives of Windsor Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio All's Well That Ends Well Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Cymbeline Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Tamer Tam'd: John Fletcher Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Tis Pity She's a Whore: John Ford Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Witch Of Edmonton Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio A Chaste Maid in Cheapside: Thomas Middleton Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio The Alchemist: Ben Jonson Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Dr Faustus: Christopher Marlowe Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Timon of Athens Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Audio Love's Labour's Lost Emma Smith https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/

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