This resource seeks to stimulate the discussion of the literary art of women writers of African and African-Caribbean descent living in Britain from 19th century onwards. It contains biographies and lists of writings by and about the authors’ work. Maintained by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bekers, Vrij Universiteit Brussel (VUB) the website has grown out of […]
A resource from the British Library. This literary timeline explores the history of Black literature and writing in Britain through approx. 50 texts written by people who were born in former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean and Americas. It also has a poster teachers can download and lists of further reading.
Based on the popular British Library exhibition and a new online exhibition from Google Arts and Culture. It includes the early manuscripts and sketches of author J.K. Rowling and is of particular interest to historians of images and texts on artefacts relating to the history of magic, divination and herbology. See the spectacular Ripley scroll, […]
The CILIP medals have been announced. http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/2017-winners-announced.php We have the books in stock in our resources collection, floor 1, yellow zone. The Carnegie Medal (best children’s book) goes to Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Our copy http://librarysearch.le.ac.uk/44UOLE_VU1:default_scope:44UOLE_ALMA21177369560002746 The Kate Greenaway (best illustrated children’s book) goes to There is a tribe of kids, illustrator […]