The Phenomenon of the Guilty Pleasure

Ever wondered why we treat some of our favourite books as academically inferior, gripping enough to return to again and again, but not quite literary enough to name drop at uni? Emily Smith investigates the fascinating world of guilty pleasures.

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Rebels and Rakes: The Past of the Byronic Hero

The Byronic Hero is a staple of modern literature, but where did he come from? Vicky Jessop investigates.