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Getting Lost in Oxford: Dr Rob M Francis’ psychogeographical explorations as David Bradshaw Creative Writer in Residence
Psychogeographer, Dr Robert M. Francis reflects on his application of Guy Debord’s theory and ‘the art of getting lost’ during his residency in Oxford and aligns the practice with Waugh’s pilgrimage – like exploration of the world, as captured in his travel writing texts such as Holy Places and Remote People. For a while now, I’ve […]
Modernist scholar and editor of our forthcoming Black Mischief volume Dr Naomi Milthorpe has been researching with our project partners at the Harry Ransom Center. Here’s what she discovered about Penguins, Albatrosses and publishing in 1930s mainland Europe. In November 2018 I visited the HRC, eagerly poring over their Evelyn Waugh collection materials […]
Living in Arcadia: Sophie Swithinbank reflects on the early days of her David Bradshaw Creative Writing Residency, 2019
Sophie Swithinbank reflects on the paradox of traditional and millennial values that exist in Oxford, in 2019, and her first week in Oxford, as part – time David Bradshaw Creative Writer in Residence, 2019. Hello! This is my first (ever) blog so I cannot tell you whether it will be worth your while […]