Interlude

Interlude1

A collection of one-off and miscellaneous pieces exploring all aspects of writing about walking in London. The Passage ‘Interlude’ provides a space for understanding the purpose and meaning of ‘walking’ and for small case-studies and examinations of the theme.

  • Shakespeare and Walking May 13, 2016 When we think of William Shakespeare and walking, we often think of group tours visiting sites from his life and work. Indeed, tourism and visits to Stratford-upon-Avon and its buildings, as well as to sites in London associated with Shakespeare, began in the nineteenth century and continue today. In this year of the 400th anniversary of the ...
  • Walking Histories: 1800-1914, an interview June 26, 2017 I had the great opportunity last year to talk to Professors Arthur Burns and Paul Readman about Walking Histories, 1800-1914 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), a book they edited with Professor Chad Bryant. The interview, records for the IHR’s Reviews in History*, could have continued for longer as I still had quite a few questions about this interesting book! http://podcast.ulcc.ac.uk/accounts/SAScasts/ReviewsinHistory/JordanonRedmanandBurns.mp3 Arthur ...
  • ‘Feminist History in the East End’ – Reclaiming Our Past September 12, 2017 This post was written by Leila Kassir, the Research Librarian for British, USA and Commonwealth Literatures in Senate House Library. Nestling in the Senate House Library special collections, as part of the Ron Heisler collection, is a pamphlet entitled ‘Feminist History in the East End: a Walk’. This 1979 pamphlet was researched by Clare Manifold using the ...