As the Committee of the Swedish Academy put the Nobel Prizes for 2021 behind them and begin to consider the nominations for 2022, Sally Minogue looks at some of the past winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
As ‘It’s a Sin’ comes to the end of its run on Channel 4, and we celebrate LGBTQ+ History month, Sally Minogue looks at the sometimes hidden history of diverse sexualities in literature.
Andrew Palmer considers whether George Orwell’s allegorical tale of the Russian revolution may have had an unexpected influence.
Steve Carver looks at ‘The Tenant of Wildfell Hall’, Anne Brontë’s second, and final, novel
On Bloomsday, Sally Minogue celebrates James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’.
‘Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme’: Sally Minogue looks at the appeal of Shakespeare’s Sonnets at a time of lockdown.
‘Trailing clouds of glory do we come’: Sally Minogue salutes William Wordsworth on his 250th birthday.
Striding with Confidence into the Future: Stefania Ciocia reviews Greta Gerwig’s Little Women
With the release of a new film adaptation, David Stuart Davies looks at this ever-popular classic.