This book is most successful where it examines the Bible as a literary work. Is there a two-way flow of intertextuality between Shakespeare and the Bible?
Read and watch Dr Alison Milbank’s description of the journey ‘there and back again’ on which Tolkien takes us.
Simon Potter explores the fortunate timing of Charles Dickens' arrival on the literary scene. More than 200 years after his birth on 7 Feb 1812, why are we still so charmed by Dickens’ stories?
The LSE Literary Festival 2012 adopted the theme of ‘Relating Cultures’. There are few places where the meaning and challenges of this phrase can be seen more clearly than in South Africa. But can the South African experience be conveyed honestly and accurately through the written word? Grant Tungay SJ heard two prominent fiction writers talk powerfully about the difficulties, impact and importance of telling their stories.
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