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"The Swan" (2018)

Dara’s ventures into the realm of figuration resulted in beautiful, lavish depictions of flowers thus far. This is the first time that she paints an animal and as a motif she chose a swan. 61 more words

Reflections on my relationship with narrative, and points of inquiry for New Directions

When I was first introduced to narrative theory, at an academic level, it was with a brilliant screenwriting teacher in a Theatre and Performance course. On teaching a playwriting class, he said, ‘don’t worry, I do write for the screen, but it’s all the same’, suggesting that the rules of narrative remain unchanged regardless of the medium. 765 more words


New Avenues

I am so excited!

So after little debate on this issue and topic, I have decided to invest some time into marketing. Yeah! Crazy, eh? Well, no but crazy cool. 326 more words


Dreams of Life

When I was a kid, I had grand dreams. Everyone did, I think. Some wanted to be firemen, or princesses, or even Sonic. Hell, I’ve listened to little kids tell me they want to be animals or fictional characters. 732 more words


So Many Orients: A Review of Compass by Mathias Énard

Compass by Mathias Énard (translated by Charlotte Mandell)

Published 3/27/17 (Paperback to be published 2/20/18) by New Directions Publishing

447 Pages

William Lennon

Compass by Mathias Énard, famous for… 1,474 more words


'A Cat, a Man, and Two Women' by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (Review)

I’m a keen follower of Stu Allen’s #TranslationThurs hashtag on Twitter (highlighting what everyone’s up to in the world of literature in translation), but over the past couple of months, I could have added a hashtag of my own.  1,356 more words