1 July, 2014
Category: Literary Criticism
30 June, 2014
In light of Seamus Heaney's recent death, Richard Russell scrupulously reorients the poet in relation to place.
19 June, 2014
31 March, 2014
Ian Reilly on the promise of researching, writing, and teaching contemporary humour and laughter.
27 February, 2014
20 January, 2014
Bryn Jones Square discovers the social nature of artistic creation in Lucy Newlyn’s literary biography of William and Dorothy Wordsworth.
25 November, 2013
Rachel Bowlby's exploration of changing conceptions of parenthood results in a convincing, if not entirely cohesive argument, finds Eleanor Hamblen.
11 November, 2013
Balances and bifurcations recur and resound in Heaney's writing, but so too do ideas of reconciliation and unity, writes Rosie Lavan.
28 October, 2013
Christopher Meredith's analysis of the Song of Songs is an unexpectedly lucid journey through spatial theory, argues Laura Ludtke.
Though these essays perform valuable acts of literary and cultural recovery, chance encounters are rare and easily missed, finds Rosie Lavan.