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Recording your video

Guidelines for creating your video entry


The video should be no longer than 3 minutes and you should order the content as follows:

  • Give the author and title of the text you are performing
  • Perform your text
  • You can perform on your own or with a friend, but please bear in mind that there will only be one prize per winning video. You may not enter more than two videos.

    You should select any work by the following writers: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin. To help you decide how much text to choose, the average reading speed is around 120 words per minute. Choose your own text or here are some suggestions.

    Object details

    Bodleian Libraries

    Broad Street


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