Inspiration is the key!
One year ago this blog generally faced the topic: what happens when a reader sees its favourite book turn into a movie? The question attracts even more approaches today, a … Continue reading
Despite living in the age of globalisation, Japanese literature seems to appear on the shelves of other continents’ libraries and bookshops as niche literature, an exclusive genre for the intellectual … Continue reading
When do we define a novel as ‘zhdanovian‘? Is this term related to Russian-only contexts? The answer would be no. In fact, despite being known for outlining the theories of … Continue reading
The 1930s were a very peculiar time in the history of English literature. The pessimistic vein of English authors produced some of the darkest and deepest works of the last … Continue reading
Italian literature is thousands of years old. Not much younger was it when, in the 1930s, Italian authors and translators started looking a bit farther to find inspiration. American literature … Continue reading
When King George V succeeded his father Edward VII, a multitude of events were beginning to manifest. Social instability and international tensions were already paving the way for the ‘war … Continue reading
New words come to life everyday. Without realising it, we welcome, use and throw away thousands loads of words in our written and spoken communication. Most of these are forged … Continue reading