26 October, 2021

Harris Wheless

‘Image conscious of the breath in which it lives’

On the neglected Lebanese poet and dramatist Georges Schehadé


22 October, 2021

Fouad Mami

The Open Wounds of Colonial Trauma

A review of Karima Lazali's study of the psychic and political consequences of colonial oppression in Algeria


12 September, 2021

James Thompson

Unoriginal, Unsystematic, and Popular

Christian Garve, the maligned late-Enlightenment philosopher


19 August, 2021

Eleanor Hallesy

Untidy Identities

Kazuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun


25 May, 2021

Caterina Domeneghini

The Archive as Body, The Body as Archive

Richard Ovenden, Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack


22 February, 2021

Serena Alagappan

The Liaison between Love and Denial

Roland Barthes, trans. Richard Howard, A Lover's Discourse: Fragments


4 February, 2021

Caspar Jacobs

“In science there are no ‘depths’; there is surface everywhere”

David Edmonds, The Murder of Professor Schlick: The Rise and Fall of the Vienna Circle


16 January, 2021

Gabriel Roberts

The Aims and Morality of History

Donald Bloxham, History and Morality and Why History?


9 January, 2021

Erin Minogue

‘The briefest and slipperiest of seasons’

Ali Smith, Summer. Shortlisted in the Oxonian Review Summer Book Competition


15 December, 2020

Joseph Turner

Intimate but Distant

Mina Gorji, Art of Escape. Shortlisted in the Oxonian Review Summer Book Competition