In this post, I will defend sentimental cinema, including the films mentioned. More than that, I will focus on history and how writers choose to depict it.
Regarding Crime And Punishment, one of its towering strengths is its psychology. It’s unmatched in much of literature, as very few authors have the profundity of Dostoevsky. He offers a psychological experience, an entry ticket into the mind of his protagonist, Rodion Raskolnikov.
Why is Jane Austen so popular?
Why learn Russian? What is the history of the Russian language? What’s the best way to learn it? This post explores the Russian language with all its beauty.
Angela Carter is a terrific storyteller whose fairytales transport the reader into a place of myth and realism. Here’s how she creates a fairytale.
‘Today is beautiful…’
Julia is a new short story from Madeleine Rose Jones. Inspired from a moment in ‘Ordinary Men’, Christopher Browning’s unflinching depiction of war, ‘Julia’ is not an easy read.
Literature depicts time travel in fascinating ways, but the most effective works tie the past / future into the present day. They remind us of the interconnected nature of humanity, and how the people of the past and future are not too different from ourselves.
Who Will Save The Publishing Industry?
It’s easy to dismiss Romanticism as childish, naive and unfocused. But its key traits tell a different story.