"Of Mice and Men

Dying to Be Funny: Feminism and Sexism in Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

Lorna Nickson Brown | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lorna Nickson Brown

I recently had the good fortune to play the sole female character, 'Curley's Wife' in Steinbeck's classic Of Mice and Men at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Gove's Changes - Are They Really Necessary?

Chloe Spencer | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chloe Spencer

Classic American Literature such as Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and John Steinbeck's novella 'Of Mice and Men' have been dropped from GCSE syllabuses, in regard to Gove's one of many undesired changes...

Maya Angelou, The Importance of Literature and Voices That Empower

Michelle Holmes | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Michelle Holmes

American novels and books written by non-British authors, that document tales of fiction and non fiction are as valid are as the likes of Shakespeare, although it can be argued fiction often doesn't quite embody the same level of encouragement.

The Rabid Dog and the Dead Mockingbird

Charley-Kai John | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charley-Kai John

Michael Gove's intention to axe American Classics (To Kill A Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men and The Crucible) from the GCSE English Literature syllabus ...

Dear Mr Gove - Don't Axe The American Classics

Gemma Parry | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Parry

Dear Mr Gove, I woke up yesterday to a news feed awash with fears that you had plans to axe To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men from the curric...

Why Studying 'Of Mice and Men' Matters

Olly MacNamee | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Olly MacNamee

We should not be asking for Gove to be pushed out of office, after all he unites the public and teachers alike against such changes. Whether he listens or not will be revealed when draft syllabuses for the new GCSE exams are announced later this week. I hope I am proven incorrect for once.

Happy Birthday John Steinbeck: Greatest Quotes

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.02.2012 | Home

This week marks John Steinbeck’s 110th birthday. The author is best known for his socially conscious novels, depicting economic problems and the...