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    The composition of a narrator: Ralph Fiennes’ performance of T. S....

    'Our narrator’s tone of voice sways between the revelatory and the didactic, the divine and the desperate, so that our first job is to work out whether we are watching a man or a god.'

    They Always Knew (after Daddy)

    I weep like a child, despised, licking my wounds, the very dog you slew, forever, forever, the wandering Jew.

    Eve

    Go, then - O girl, O derivative of...

    ‘[I]n spring the soil swells’: Poetry’s favourite season through the ages

    Spring has been extolled in poetry perhaps more than any other season. Since antiquity, poets have associated spring with growth and celebration making their poems are a joy to read this time of year.

    Fantasy: medieval European influences and alternatives

    Faeries, elves, centaurs, wizards, dragons. In its purest form, fantasy is one of the most ancient literary genres, and fantastical elements can be found...

    In Conversation with Catherine Cohen

    There’s only one Catherine Cohen. It’s something you realise about five minutes into watching her perform — she’s just burped. “I’m sorry,” she says nonchalantly,...

    Books I’m Reading this Ramadan

    'Ramadan is a highlight of the Islamic calendar and involves a month of self-reflection and improvement as well as abstinence from food and water. Gaining knowledge is hugely celebrated within Islam, and with more time on my hands not eating or drinking, this spiritual month is the perfect opportunity to learn something new.'

    Half Brit No Brit

    'I hear you loudly in your echo chamber: ‘We’re in the most tolerant land of them all’ But the least racist is still racist.'

    Student Profile: Luke Bateman

    Joining this zoom call, Luke is sat in his childhood bedroom with a bookcase overflowing in the background. Luke immediately starts chatting and smiling,...

    Poetic politics: artistic responses to sexual harassment

    Art personalises and humanises the cold calculated figures, gives a face and a story to the numbers we are so used to seeing.