12 September 2005
There is something timely about a biography of Sir Thomas Malory. His Morte Darthur is still the best account of the...
25 April 2005
In 1788, two major anti-slavery poems by women were published: "Slavery", by the evangelical Christian Hannah More, and...
The other Nightingale . The once-forgotten Jamaican who nursed soldiers in the Crimea has become a symbol of black pride. But, asks Kathy Watson, was she really black?
17 January 2005
Last year, Mary Seacole came first in an online poll to nominate 100 great black Britons and placed sixth in the New...