REVIEW: The Beechwood Airship Interviews

Dan Richards: The Beechwood Airship Interviews London, Harper Collins, 2015 pp534 Have we arrived at the end of art for its own sake? In an age where higher education has never been more expensive, art school and other creative outlets now emphasize the vocational and the practical. Perhaps art for its own sake is no … Continue reading REVIEW: The Beechwood Airship Interviews

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Thinking and Theory: REGISTRATION

Since starting this project of talking and learning about literary theory and criticism on Twitter last year there's been something I've wanted to do - collaborate and engage with interested people on a deeper level. Whilst Twitter is a great medium it's one that has a limit to the interaction that can happen - there … Continue reading Thinking and Theory: REGISTRATION

Subject Formation In Alasdair Gray

After focusing on Scottish literature over on the Twitter's a few weeks back I found one of the recurring theme was the notion of how Scottish identity was formed. That in turn collided with me re-reading Alasdair Gray's fantastic political, fantasy novel 'Poor Things.' Here are the thoughts that followed...   On first reading it … Continue reading Subject Formation In Alasdair Gray