What is the difference between ‘realistic fiction’ and realism? Both speak to our desire for a practical interpretation of life. Yet ‘realistic’ is a subjective term, that has different meanings for different people. As well, realism does not suit every story.
“As someone who studies history, I’m absolutely concerned that my generation loves totalitarianism. The glee some millennials have in burning books, tearing down statues or bullying people is terrifying. Because I’ve seen it before.”
The term ‘world literature’ is used by journalists and academics. But what does it mean? What is world literature? Why is it important? In this post, both questions will be answered.
Yet is that good? Does ‘diversity’ deserve priority treatment over merit? This post aims to answer whether diversity is worth it.
It is condescending to presume yourself as the suitable person to ‘educate’ someone on sensitive topics like race. I do not trust the British Library to understand racism, what it is and how it functions.
Why read the writings of your enemies? Well, for many reasons.
Medievalism matters. Here we discuss the valuable lessons and connections that we can learn from the Middle Ages.