Category: Literature

8 June, 2015

Julia Mattison

The Recursive Middle Ages

Julia Mattison comes face to face with a very different Chaucer.

25 May, 2015

William Ghosh

Old Formalism, New Structuralism

William Ghosh considers the shape of things to come in the world of formalism.

Leo Mercer

Notes Towards a Character-Based Poetics

Leo Mercer concludes his impassioned defence of poetry.

11 May, 2015

Leo Mercer

Notes Towards A Character-Based Poetics

The second piece in Leo Mercer's series on poetry explores the impact of social media

28 April, 2015

Theophilus Kwek

Poetry Competition 2015 Runner-Up

27 April, 2015

Leo Mercer

The Rules of the Aesthetic Game

Leo Mercer begins a discussion of the future of poetry, looking at four recent Faber collections

Benedict Morrison

Galvanising the Humanities

Benedict Morrison joins in the celebrations for Laura Mulvey's groundbreaking essay on 'Visual Pleasure'

Thomas Peak

On Günter Grass: the Historian of Our Times

Thomas Peak celebrates the work and life of the great German writer, author of The Tin Drum.

31 March, 2015

Fergus McGhee

Cold Pastoral?

Fergus McGhee traces the fortunes of an ancient Greek idea

Jennifer Rushworth

In Search of Medieval Beauty

Jennifer Rushworth enjoys a rich study of medieval aesthetics