David Womersley

David Womersley

Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year resonates with our new way of life

Noel Malcolm tells the story of western intellectual fascination with the Ottoman empire from the fall of Constantinople in 1453

A posthumous collection of poems by Geoffrey Hill embodies a controversial but impassioned idea of what poetry is and does

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