When it came out in 1981, John Boorman’s Excalibur received iffy reviews. But, since then, his retelling of Arthur’s myth has amassed a loyal following. In
Burckhardt’s The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy is a totemic text for cultural historians. Written in 1860, it sketches the sociological portrait of an
Titania McGrath strikes again! This hard-hitting cultural critic, poet, activist and author has written a splendid primer for children who aspire to join the ranks
War poet is an unsatisfactory description of Edward Thomas. What is a war poet? Are you a war poet if you write poetry about war?
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