Examines why Europeans are drawn to explore the Arctic and, in particular, the fabled Northwest Passage
To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta we are holding a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition - book now!
Events at the Library
The centrepiece of this event is Christina Rossetti's intoxicating poem Goblin Market (1859), read by Joanna David
How race and sexuality are manifested in the works of American Gothic writers, including Poe, Chesnutt, Faulkner and Capote
Meet some of the most brilliant creators of Gothic and nightmarish stories