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Welcome to the British Culture Wiki

This Wiki currently boasts 995 articles - and counting. Keep up to date with the lists of Recent Changes and All Articles.

Inspiration for writers:

  • Use any of the red links (provided below or in existing texts) to start new articles.
  • Completing an article listed in the Category:Expansion counts as a valid contribution to the wiki task.

Minimum requirements for articles that are part of the lecture course on Modernist Culture:

  • New entry/topic (no double entries under a new title)
  • Substantial contribution (common sense applies)
  • Use and documentation of two independent and reliable sources - no plagiarism.
  • A bibliography according to the Academic Style Sheet of the English Department

For full details, please visit our Moodle course where you will also find our Discussion Board for further help and troubleshooting. You can also contact us via e-mail.

Those writing for the lecture on Modernist Culture are kindly asked to send an e-mail stating their username and real name so that entries may be kept track of.

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Royals and Nobles Charles II John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

Using the Wiki

  • Use the search box at the top of the page to find a specific article, or click on "Random page" in the menu to the left to read a surprise article.
  • The "What links here" feature in the toolbox on the left allows you to see a list of the articles that link to the page you're currently reading, helping you to put information in context.
  • "Recent changes" will allow you to keep track of all modifications and new articles.
  • Check out the help page for a short summary on how to edit the wiki. For more detailed information, visit this page.

An invitation to contribute

  • This Wiki is for everybody. Even if you don't have to write an article, you can still help, for example by correcting typos or by connecting articles through links. Click here for more information on how to do that.
  • Since this is a scientific project, there are some ground rules (as outlined above), but these should not deter you from experimenting with the wiki system and enjoying writing for an audience.The neat thing is: you gain both in writing (by boiling down a topic to its important elements) and in reading, as this wiki is well on the way to being an encyclopaedia of British history and culture, which you can use in this and future cultural studies classes.