Poster showing Belgian refugees. Please send contributions to The Hon. Tres., Golden House, Gt. Pulteney St., London, W. England. Illustration signed with monogram FB. Title from item.
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Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Hope, 1896, 179 x 63.5 cm, oil on canvas (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Lord Kitchener says: The Germans have stripped and insulted British Prisoners and have shot some in cold blood. The Germans act with the same barbarous savagery as the Sudan Dervishes. The Prime Minister says: We shall not forget this horrible record of calculated cruelty and crime and we shall exact reparation against the guilty Germans. Poster is text only. Poster no. 100. Title from item.
Poster showing Belgian workers restoring a bomb damaged church. Open April 7 to 27 10 am to 8 pm Admission 1/- At University College Gower St. W.C. where contributions may be sent to The Belgium Town Planning Committee. Title from item.
This podcast from Saarland University offers challenging listening opportunities for upper intermediate to advanced learners and fascinating topics to do with the English language and culture. Published bi-weekly, with a growing archive of nearly 100 episodes, the podcast can be used in the context of traditional, e-learning, or blended learning courses as well as self-study approaches.
Extensive reading of works by a few major poets. Emphasizes the evolution of each poet's work and the questions of poetic influence and literary tradition. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication. Topic for Fall: Does Poetry Matter? Topic for Spring: Gender and Lyric Poetry.
British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. Authors studied may include Charles Dickens, the Brontes, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, and Alfred Lord Tennyson. Discussion of many of the era's major developments such as urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, and bureaucratization. Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; syllabi vary.