Literature

Brexit seen from Shakespeare’s King John

University of Warwick
2016 marks the 800th anniversary of the death of King John and the 400th anniversary of the death of William […]
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Dickens, Daumier and the Man of Law

University of Warwick
Gary Watt looks at forms of the legal profession at the start of the Age of Reform (1820–1920) as represented by […]
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Reading as Art

Leeds Beckett University
Simon Morris examines the relationship between reading and art. He proposes a new method of making art via conceptualist performed […]
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Woolf’s atom, Eliot’s catalyst, and Richardson’s waves of light: science and modernism in 1919

Queen Mary University of London
Engagement with science was commonly used as an emblem of “Being modern”, across culture in Britain and the western world […]
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One Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile

Boston University
Alicia Borinsky discusses how writers and artists in exile face challenges in adjusting to new homelands, issues of identity and […]
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The Economics of Metonymy

Harvard University
Konstantinos P. Kavafis–known to the English-reading world as C. P. Cavafy–has been internationally recognized as an important poet and attracted […]
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Amphoteroglossia: A Poetics of the Twelfth-Century Medieval Greek Novel

Harvard University
This work offers the first systematic and interdisciplinary study of the poetics of the twelfth-century medieval Greek novel and investigates […]
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Taiwan Under Japanese Colonial Rule

Harvard University
David Wang, Harvard University, discusses colonialism and modernity in East Asia from the perspective of subjects very different from those that […]
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L’Italia da Jacopo Ortis a Montalbano

If you are familiar with the Italian Risorgimento, this will help add more substance from a literary point of view. […]
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