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Joshua Gaskell


Academic interests...

Romanticism, the long eighteenth century, Dickens, Orwell, language usage, satire, Arthurian literature and Tolkien, the history of English, British philosophers, the American novel, comic fiction, Milton.

What I wish I'd known before my Oxbridge interviews...

I wish I'd known better how to link my A-level texts to each other, history, other media, the contemporary world, and the big things their writers were saying about how to live and what it means to be human.

Extra-curricular interests...

In my spare time, I run a book club, and enjoy cycling, photography, and interior design.

Previous interviewing and tutoring experience

I have been a tutor since 2013, teaching English from year seven/first form to undergraduate.