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Ellen Sandford O'Neill

Series featuring Ellen Sandford O'Neill

  • Judgement and Justice: The Life and Diary of William Godwin
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Godwin and London in the 1820s A discussion of religious dissent, the development of a secular education at London University in the 1820s, and Godwin's own lifelong concern with education. Mark Philp, David O’Shaughnessy, Ellen Sandford O'Neill 22 Nov 2012
2 Creative Commons Godwin and his historical context A discussion of the historical period in which William Godwin was writing and the social and political pressures that he was working under at the time. Mark Philp, David O’Shaughnessy, Ellen Sandford O'Neill 22 Nov 2012
3 Creative Commons Godwin and his friends A discussion about the social aspects of the life of the writer William Godwin- how he interacted with his friends and how he was seen by his peers. Mark Philp, David O’Shaughnessy, Ellen Sandford O'Neill 22 Nov 2012
4 Creative Commons Godwin and Frankenstein How far did Godwin have an impact on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) and what does it tell us about how she thought about his principles, and his life. Mark Philp, David O’Shaughnessy, Ellen Sandford O'Neill 22 Nov 2012
5 Creative Commons Godwin's life and family A discussion of Godwin's relationships with unconventional women; and his 'Victorian' attitudes towards his daughter, Mary Shelley and his wife, Mary Wollstonecraft. Mark Philp, David O’Shaughnessy, Ellen Sandford O'Neill 22 Nov 2012
6 Creative Commons Introduction to William Godwin The first part in this series gives a biography of the writer William Godwin, exploring his background and the key points from his life. Mark Philp, David O’Shaughnessy, Ellen Sandford O'Neill 22 Nov 2012