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English and Writing: Welcome

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New Database: Drama Online

A collection of over 1000 plays in full text drawn from the Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare and Faber lists and ranging from classic plays to contemporary writing. Drama Online also includes over 100 full-text books providing critical analysis and contextual information.


Welcome to this subject guide for English and Writing, which covers resources for Creative Writing and English


Free eTextbook - Kortext

We provide one free personal eTextbook for each module you study. Each eTextbook provided by the scheme is based on a recommendation made by your lecturers, or the main book identified on your reading lists. No need to worry about buying the book or library loans: the books are free and yours to keep.

  1. Receive email (to your University account)
  2. Log in
  3. Download and use

In a few cases, where we are unable to provide an eTextbook we have made a print copy of the book available for you to keep.

eTextbook support

Help with Academic Writing

The Sheppard Library is also the place to come if you need help with completing your coursework.

Peter Thomas is the Academic Writing and Language Lecturer for Media students.

Based in the Learning Enhancement Team (LET) in the Sheppard Library, he can help you excel in your academic communication, whether this is in written assignments or oral presentations, as well as using information effectively and ethically in your work.