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Les récits de voie

RFI, the French international radio service now offer space to share your work in French language and culture. Of course, being radio, you are encouraged to record and upload mp3 audio files rather than just plain text.  Do join in, and let me know if you post anything to their site. Listen to the intro […more]

New editor in WordPress App

Jul 18, 2017 |

This is a test on the iPhone of the new editor in the WordPress App. It lets you write and publish new posts on the go. My latest news is the publication of an article on Christine de Pizan in the academic journal Digital Philology. Cover photo uploaded from camera roll on iPhone very quickly.

Anywhere

Jul 4, 2017 |

Anywhere was due out 30th June 2017, details on Triarchy’s web-site at www.triarchypress.net My copy arrived from Amazon on 4th July 2017 … it is compelling reading; busy images from the seaside towns of the English Riviera make their appearance dashing on-stage for a few lines so that no discernible plot begins to thicken. But then, imperceptibly […more]

Fragments of the Metropolis

May 29, 2017 |

As the poet-narrator in Europa continues the journey into the third rune, Faux-bourgs, new languages emerge.  These require new metrical structures.  I studied for a long time to discover a suitable metrical shape for ‘Mauer, meaning Wall’.  The metrical structures of Hopkins’ ‘The Wreck of the Deutschland’ are extremely demanding for the English performer.  Consider […more]

Literary Tourism Book

May 24, 2017 |

The book from my research on Simenon, Maigret and Concarneau is now available on the Google Play Book store Mansfield, C. (2015) Researching Literary Tourism, Plymouth, Shadows. 233 pages, 36 colour plates ISBN 9780992857936 View on Google Play Bookstore http://goo.gl/jmoxUU Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B015QEL7RE DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4212.9441 Hardback version http://www.lulu.com/shop/charlie-mansfield/researching-literary-tourism/hardcover/product-22182652.html Short url to blog post on toureme https://goo.gl/b8GZ26