Shakespeare exposed by plagiarism detector
Is the world's greatest writer a cheat? Software normally used to outwit exam fraud has disclosed an obscure manuscript that was the source of many of the Bard's most famous lines.
Calls for a revival of Scottish literary hero
The portrayal of Scotland in Sir Walter Scott’s writing became legendary. His historical romances took Europe by storm and influenced generations of artists. Is it now time for a revival?
Long-lost fairy tales unearthed after 150 years
Once upon a time, 500 fairy stories were lost in a dusty German archive. Now, von Schönwerth’s collection has been discovered – but why are we attracted to these fantastical tales?