Posts Tagged: literature

Architecture in Oz Shelach’s ‘Picnic Grounds’ + Sorayya Khan’s ‘Noor’

Examine the role of architecture in Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor.     Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor centre on two different partitions – Israel/Palestine and East Pakistan/West Pakistan – commenting on two unique cultural,

Architecture in Oz Shelach’s ‘Picnic Grounds’ + Sorayya Khan’s ‘Noor’

Examine the role of architecture in Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor.     Oz Shelach’s Picnic Grounds and Sorayya Khan’s Noor centre on two different partitions – Israel/Palestine and East Pakistan/West Pakistan – commenting on two unique cultural,

Imitating George Oppen

For my module ‘American Poetry: 1950 – Present’, we were tasked with a small assignment that required us to write “One or two poems in the style of one of the poets studied on the course, accompanied by a short

Imitating George Oppen

For my module ‘American Poetry: 1950 – Present’, we were tasked with a small assignment that required us to write “One or two poems in the style of one of the poets studied on the course, accompanied by a short

The Rwandan Genocide: the Redistribution of Christian Morals and Values

In the lead-up to my third and final year at KCL, I sat down to select modules for the coming year.  As I scanned the modules offered, one entitled ‘Testimony: Holocaust and Rwanda’ jumped out at me.  It seemed as

The Rwandan Genocide: the Redistribution of Christian Morals and Values

In the lead-up to my third and final year at KCL, I sat down to select modules for the coming year.  As I scanned the modules offered, one entitled ‘Testimony: Holocaust and Rwanda’ jumped out at me.  It seemed as

Versatile Blogger Award

First of all, I would like to apologise to Mike McGuire for not accepting his attempt to nominate me for the Versatile Blogger Award for so long.  For some reason I have not written much over the past few months

Versatile Blogger Award

First of all, I would like to apologise to Mike McGuire for not accepting his attempt to nominate me for the Versatile Blogger Award for so long.  For some reason I have not written much over the past few months

Yevgeny Zamyatin + ‘A Thousand Hands Squared’ + Dissertation

SPOILER ALERT: REVEALS THE ENDING OF ZAMYATIN’S ‘WE’ Every time I return to Australia the lack of readily available bookstores due to the Borders and Angus & Robertson bankruptcy saddens me. I have always enjoyed reading and trips as a

Yevgeny Zamyatin + ‘A Thousand Hands Squared’ + Dissertation

SPOILER ALERT: REVEALS THE ENDING OF ZAMYATIN’S ‘WE’ Every time I return to Australia the lack of readily available bookstores due to the Borders and Angus & Robertson bankruptcy saddens me. I have always enjoyed reading and trips as a

Identity

A man of letters attempts to speak with precision or to persuade the heart.  To utter words that cut truth from falsity, or to cloak truth and stir feeling by propaganda.  For either, a trial by peers provides the verdict

Identity

A man of letters attempts to speak with precision or to persuade the heart.  To utter words that cut truth from falsity, or to cloak truth and stir feeling by propaganda.  For either, a trial by peers provides the verdict

Place in ‘The Wanderer’ and Anglo-Saxon Elegy

In the frame of English literature, the term elegy has come to define a series of short poems found in the Exeter Book.  These poems, written across hundreds of years by unknown authors, written in differing styles, and many incomplete

Place in ‘The Wanderer’ and Anglo-Saxon Elegy

In the frame of English literature, the term elegy has come to define a series of short poems found in the Exeter Book.  These poems, written across hundreds of years by unknown authors, written in differing styles, and many incomplete

Geography, Identity and the Past in Toni Morrison’s ‘Song of Solomon’

Toni Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon revolves around the search for identity.  The desire to know oneself dominates the actions of the characters in the novel, and it is through their actions that an interconnectivity between the past, geography and

Geography, Identity and the Past in Toni Morrison’s ‘Song of Solomon’

Toni Morrison’s novel Song of Solomon revolves around the search for identity.  The desire to know oneself dominates the actions of the characters in the novel, and it is through their actions that an interconnectivity between the past, geography and

Vincenzo Lunardi – A Travel Writer and Aeronaut

Vincenzo Lunardi’s balloon flight from the grounds of London’s Honorable Artillery Company in 1784, was one of the first flights in the world and the first ascent into the English atmosphere.  This skyward exploration, a frontier largely foreign to man,

Vincenzo Lunardi – A Travel Writer and Aeronaut

Vincenzo Lunardi’s balloon flight from the grounds of London’s Honorable Artillery Company in 1784, was one of the first flights in the world and the first ascent into the English atmosphere.  This skyward exploration, a frontier largely foreign to man,

The Ashtray

The day I became an orphan, my mother handed me a paper-wrapped parcel bound in twine.  In the cool of the hospital ward she explained it was a family heirloom that became our guide in times of trouble.  Taking my

The Ashtray

The day I became an orphan, my mother handed me a paper-wrapped parcel bound in twine.  In the cool of the hospital ward she explained it was a family heirloom that became our guide in times of trouble.  Taking my