Md. Mahmudul Hasan provides a fascinating account of the traveller and iconoclast Atiya Fyzee.
Following requests for suggested reading, and in response to our own sense of a need to keep educating ourselves, the staff and students of English Literature at Portsmouth have put together this reading list of informative works regarding ‘race’
Paraic Finnerty’s Lockdown Poetry selection is Emily Dickinson’s ‘”Hope” is the thing with feathers.’
Dr Alison Habens, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Portsmouth, has written a series of resources on the theory and practice of life-writing for wellbeing.
Elodie Rousselot’s ‘Lockdown Poetry’ selection is ‘Harlem’ by Langston Hughes.
Diane Warren’s lockdown reading choice is a short story by Tove Jansson.
Jessica Dyson’s Lockdown Poetry selection is Charlotte Brontё’s ‘Parting.’
Christopher Pittard’s Lockdown Poetry selection is Thomas Hardy’s ‘In Vision I Roamed.’
What does Thomas Fairfax’s translation of Psalm 42 have to do with the COVID-19 lockdown? Rosie Paice has some answers.
Ben Davies’ selection for our Lockdown Poetry series is Joy Harjo’s ‘Washing My Mother’s Body’