David Womersley

David Womersley

Is Shakespeare ‘accessible’? The truth is that Shakespeare’s plays combine an unusual accessibility of human situation with an unusual difficulty of language

The last volume of his collected letters reveals Samuel Beckett at his most Beckettian

What is “enlightenment”, and did one happen in 18th-century Ireland?

The final volume of Burke’s writings proves we are living in a golden age of Burke scholarship

The new edition of Eliot’s elusive poems surprises, delights and informs

A new biography sheds light on the afterlife of Hume’s writings

A careful and learned account which will be required reading for future historians of Burke

This latest volume in the superb Cambridge edition of Beckett’s letters discredits the writer’s diffidence

A new book shows how Edmund Burke’s thoughts are still relevant to our present discontents