A Response from Laura’s official biographer about the new film The Laureate (download below)
Laura (Riding) Jackson’s biographer separates fact from fiction in the movie and reminds us why truth matters.
THE LAUREATE: ‘Not to be construed as real’
By Elizabeth Friedmann
To read the article click this link, or download the article here:
Want more evidence that The Laureate is dishonest?
Read writer, musician, and composer Jay Ansil’s witty response to the film. Jay corresponded with Laura for the last few years of her life.
Click here to read Jay’s piece, or download the article here:
Our UK partners, led by Mark Jacobs, maintain the wonderful Laura (Riding) Jackson website that focuses on Laura’s writing. If you are interested in learning more about her work this is an essential resource.
See what Maria Popova is saying about Laura in her blog:
An wonderful article by Maria Popova from The Marginalian website
Read Maria Popova’s article about Laura’s book The Telling
Our virtual offerings:
Laura Riding and Dialectical Thinking with Dr. Simon Tilbury 6/29/21
Reading Riding, Slowly slowly with Dr. Joyce Wexler 5/19/21
A Conversation with Jack Blackmore and Mark Jacobs 3/24/21
Library collections relating to Laura (Riding) Jackson
Cornell University: Laura (Riding) Jackson Digital Archives
New York Public Library: Laura (Riding) Jackson Papers
Nottingham Trent University: Laura (Riding) Jackson Archival Collection
Northwestern University: Laura (Riding) Jackson Collection
University of Maryland: Laura (Riding) Jackson Papers Archive
Indian River State College (location of Laura’s historic home): Library Guide
Digital Recordings of Laura (Riding) Jackson
WTTB studio recording, Reel 1 – Harvard Digital Collections Laura (Riding) Jackson
WTTB studio recording, Reel 2 – Harvard Digital Collections Laura (Riding) Jackson
Norton lecture. reading Laura Riding – Harvard Digital Collections by John Ashbery
Academic Writing about Laura (Riding) Jackson
Blackmore, Jack Laura (Riding) Jackson Webinar Paper – Three Poems Written for the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation “Conversations Series” 3/2021
Blackmore, Jack Reviving Life of the Dead 2021
Theodorakopoulos, Elena. ““The ever-dissolving image of deceptively tranquil antiquity”: Classical Myth and Literature in the Prose and Poetry of Laura Riding.” Synthesis: an Anglophone Journal of Comparative Literary Studies [Online], 0.12 (2019): 21-41. Web. 30 Mar. 2021