Category: News

The Nobel Prize in Literature

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.

It’s a Sin

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.

Animal Farm

Andrew Palmer considers whether George Orwell’s allegorical tale of the Russian revolution may have had an unexpected influence.

Shakespeare’s Sonnets

‘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.

Little Women

Striding with Confidence into the Future: Stefania Ciocia reviews Greta Gerwig’s Little Women

The Call of the Wild

With the release of a new film adaptation, David Stuart Davies looks at this ever-popular classic.