Tessa Peres is writing a PhD on Shakespeare at the University of Cambridge.

A copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio, coming to auction at Christie’s, New York, on 24 April.

Shakespeare’s First Folio will set you back millions – but its cultural value is immeasurable

A complete version of the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays is up for sale. What is it that makes this book so desirable?

22 Jan 2020
Sigmund Freud’s reproduction print of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’ Oedipus and the Sphinx by Ingres (1808).

Mummy issues – how ancient Egypt shaped Sigmund Freud

The land of the pharaohs loomed large in the imagination of the father of psychoanalysis

13 Aug 2019