issue 9

THE GAY GATSBY    "Nick Carraway is gay and in love with Gatsby." Most readers familiar with F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ will have come across this claim, whether it is in the form of a humorous comment on the Internet or an interesting theory of the classroom. Some may then find themselves scratching their heads and wondering…   By Holly Chen

THE GAY GATSBY

"Nick Carraway is gay and in love with Gatsby." Most readers familiar with F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ will have come across this claim, whether it is in the form of a humorous comment on the Internet or an interesting theory of the classroom. Some may then find themselves scratching their heads and wondering…

By Holly Chen

issue 8

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE: REPEELED    The Cockney phrase "queer as a clockwork orange" may resonate with those familiar with Anthony Burgess' dystopian novel A Clockwork Orange. Burgess based his novel's title on the East London slang, merging the organic sweetness…   By Holly Chen

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE: REPEELED

The Cockney phrase "queer as a clockwork orange" may resonate with those familiar with Anthony Burgess' dystopian novel A Clockwork Orange. Burgess based his novel's title on the East London slang, merging the organic sweetness…

By Holly Chen

WORLD BOOK DAY 2019: SHARE A STORY    As some of you may know, on the 7th of March it was World Book Day. This is an annual day that is celebrated across the globe to celebrate the art of story-telling, literature and reading. This year’s theme was ‘share a story’, so, I thought I’d do just that!…   By Annika Mehta

WORLD BOOK DAY 2019: SHARE A STORY

As some of you may know, on the 7th of March it was World Book Day. This is an annual day that is celebrated across the globe to celebrate the art of story-telling, literature and reading. This year’s theme was ‘share a story’, so, I thought I’d do just that!…

By Annika Mehta

ISSUE 7

THE CENTENARY OF J.D SALINGER    This year marks the centenary of one of the most celebrated authors of 20th-century literature- J D Salinger. For those who know his work, the name will either make you grin fondly or sniff derisively…   By Annika Mehta

THE CENTENARY OF J.D SALINGER

This year marks the centenary of one of the most celebrated authors of 20th-century literature- J D Salinger. For those who know his work, the name will either make you grin fondly or sniff derisively…

By Annika Mehta

WAS THOMAS HARDY REALLY A FEMINIST?    Many have lauded Thomas Hardy as one of the first feminists in the Victorian era, famous…   By Tara Sallaba

WAS THOMAS HARDY REALLY A FEMINIST?

Many have lauded Thomas Hardy as one of the first feminists in the Victorian era, famous…

By Tara Sallaba

issue 5

IS FEMINISM STILL A RELEVANT NARRATIVE IN 21ST CENTURY LITERATURE?    The 19th and 20th centuries were two of the most important periods of British and international history with respect to female empowerment and equality. However, writing about feminism and women’s perspectives of life was…   By Annika Mehta

IS FEMINISM STILL A RELEVANT NARRATIVE IN 21ST CENTURY LITERATURE?

The 19th and 20th centuries were two of the most important periods of British and international history with respect to female empowerment and equality. However, writing about feminism and women’s perspectives of life was…

By Annika Mehta

ISSUE 2

THE PRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN LITERATURE    ‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.'  By Emilia Isaacs and Ryan Ratnam

THE PRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN LITERATURE

‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.'

By Emilia Isaacs and Ryan Ratnam

ISSUE 1

Thomas More's 'Utopia'    You may not have heard of Sir Thomas More’s ‘Utopia’, but the term itself you would have more likely heard. The etymology of the word gives it a meaning of a ‘non-existent society described in considerable detail’. The word literally means ‘No place’, an obscured joke made by the author himself.  Ryan Ratnam

Thomas More's 'Utopia'

You may not have heard of Sir Thomas More’s ‘Utopia’, but the term itself you would have more likely heard. The etymology of the word gives it a meaning of a ‘non-existent society described in considerable detail’. The word literally means ‘No place’, an obscured joke made by the author himself.

Ryan Ratnam