A British Start to the Tour de France Forces the English to Wonder: What Does Being English Mean Anymore?
What interests me is the meaning of being English in the second decade of the 21st century ... whose body language and voice are those of the pub bore, pint of bitter ale in hand and coming at your face with a conviviality based on an assumption of ...
1Q84 is proof that literature matters
In the case of 1Q84, the medium is the "global event novel", a rare form of literary commodity that allows us to derive as much meaning ... in English, then translated it back into Japanese, an experiment that led to the discovery of his voice.
LITERATURE: What is Commonwealth Literature?
He added that the nearest definition of Commonwealth literature he could get sounded patronising because it appeared to be “that body of writing created … in the English language, by persons who are not themselves white Britons, or Irish, or citizens ...
What Is a Literary Novel?
Does this mean that a novel that is as inaccessible as Finnegans Wake available to a handful of ardent readers is a prime definition of a literary novel? Is obscurity another marker for a novel that is literary? As an English major, I understand the ...
English in many voices
He adds that students often combine EIL with business and economics, or with other arts subjects, including foreign languages, linguistics and English literature. In 2012, students wanting to study for a three-year BA at Monash's Clayton campus needed a ...