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
It’s the right time for another cultural history. The only kind worth reading. Continue reading
‘Q’ by ‘Luther Blissett’ is definitely worth a read. And it’s also yet another reason the Death of the Author is bullshit. Continue reading
For many 20-30 year old westerners, Youtube has essentially replaced television. Continue reading