Texts That Made Me: Angela Wright

I was born in the North of England, but spent my formative school years living in the West of Scotland. Primary school was a...

Texts That Made Me: Carly Stevenson

As a child, I adored being read to and reading aloud. Bedtime favourites included: Smoke and Fluff (a charming Ladybird story about two naughty...

Texts That Made Me: Veronica Barnsley

My reading has always been eclectic. In one of those school aptitude tests I was told my intellectual talents take the form of an...

Texts That Made Me: Katrina Mayson

Looking out across the sea Pictured are a few of the books and comics that helped me imagine the world over the sea, far...

#WeAreInternational: building links with Chile

Sheffield is rightly proud of its internationalisation programme, which is all about increasing international diversity among the student cohort, developing teaching and research partnerships...

Radical Theory: Sheffield Amnesty, Sheffield Assist, Sheffield Greens

Recently, School of English students from the Level 2 module, Radical Theory, had guests from Sheffield Amnesty (Alex Jagger), Sheffield Assist (Lucy Foster and...

Texts That Made Me: Graham Williams

Save the revelation that was Chaucer in high school, there isn’t too much obvious competition for me here. I first read my father’s copy...

Gothic regions/regional Gothic

Gothic regions/regional Gothic – report on a one day symposium organised by the Centre for the History of the Gothic, Monday April 24th, 10.00-16.30....

Texts That Made Me: Alison Horgan

I don’t think of myself as a reader. I was never one of those children who would curl up for hours reading book after...

Texts That Made Me: Lucy Skerratt

Books That Made Me, Literally I know it sounds cheesy to say, but books really have made me – they are literally there for...