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The Robben Island ‘Bible’

The British Museum is displaying the ‘Robben Island Bible’ as part of their Shakespeare: Staging the World exhibition – actually, it is the illicit copy of the Complete Works of Shakespeare, hidden from the guards for decades by Sonny Venkatrathnam … Continue reading

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The Horse: From Arabia to Royal Ascot at the British Museum

Art chronicles the myriad roles horses have played in our history, but it’s blinkered to see them just as a resource, says Elaine Walker, Associate Lecturer for A230 Reading and studying literature at The Open University. Elaine has written a … Continue reading

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