I read the very poetic The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro, a few months ago, and only recently realised a few interesting things about it. Continue reading
Two books, two authors, a single character: The historical figure of Callisthenes can be played around with in some interesting ways.
Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed is an allegorical retelling of William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest. Obviously. Rather than discuss the simplest possible interpretation for a thousand words we’re going to go over something interesting I thought of instead. Continue reading
To what extent can you ‘understand’ an author through their work? Continue reading
It’s never a good idea to restrict yourself to a single time period in any field of art, and nowhere does this apply more than poetry. Continue reading