20th Century Literature
Peer Review of Andrew Colman’s blog post which can be found here: https://adventuresinliterature.art.blog/2020/08/28/blog-3-nude-in-a-rocking-chair/ Hi Andrew, I really enjoyed reading this blog post. The ekphrastic section of this post was a powerful description of a complex and somewhat ambiguous painting. I quite enjoyed the line “Baleful eyes stare forth in wild mockery, bulging as they gaze… Read more
Virginia Woolf believes in the power of the imagination to liberate human beings from the shackles of their enslavement. Do you have a comment on this statement?
The first thing to break down is exactly what is meant by the term “enslavement”. I think that the angle being taken here is that modern life and society presents itself as this enslavement. Through the dehumanisation of individuals, as nameless, faceless cogs in one large corporate machine, individuals may view themselves as slaves in… Read more
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