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Dundee students breathe new life into rare texts

Historic texts held by the University of Dundee have been dusted down by a group of students to kick-start a creative chain reaction. Students from the English department’s MLitt Writing Practice and Study course have sought inspiration from historic books and poems to create new works, before asking students from the University’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD) to illustrate them. The pr...

New book, comics, film and poems prove Frankenstein is no creature of habit

An exciting new series of works produced in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein, and author Mary Shelley's links to the city of Dundee, will be launched later this month. ‘The Frankenstein Showcase’ takes place at the Tower Building Baxter Suite, University of Dundee, on Thursday 28 March. A new Dundee edition of the classic text will be unveiled at the event alongside work across film, poetry and ...

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Centenary Screening of 'Daddy Long Legs' (1919) with live piano accompaniment

A screening of 1919 film 'Daddy long Legs' with live piano accompaniment composed and performed by Steven Gellatly.

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The Frankenstein Showcase

A launch of exciting new pieces produced in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein'.

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Writings from Scotland before the Union (Conference)

A one-day conference hosted by the Centre for Scottish Culture, examining the literary culture of Scotland prior to the Act of Union of 1707.

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