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Georgia Poplett talks to author and visual artist, Valentine Carter, about their new book, These Great Athenians, the materiality of texts, breaking the genre of mythology as a non-binary writer, the sense of belonging that resides in myths, writing as a form of weaving and much more.
Read More “Interview with author Valentine Carter: ‘We know who we are because we know where we’ve come from’”
Clarissa Pinkola Estés’ classic work, Women Who Run with the Wolves, encourages readers to embrace their inner ‘wild woman’ using myths from around the world. Here, our writer Emma Hanson explores the importance of night in one of the book’s tales, ‘Vasalisa’.
Read More “The Doll of Divine Discovery: Nocturnal Revelations of the Wild Woman in ‘Women Who Run with the Wolves’”
Dismissed in his lifetime as mad, William Blake is now lauded as a visionary genius, one whose art and poetry have influenced many generations of creatives. Shamini Sriskandarajah visits Tate Britain’s recent retrospective to find out why.
Read More “Tracing the ‘bounding line’: William Blake at Tate Britain”