Every new generation is apathetic. How can they be otherwise, when the intellectual motivation that comes from books or the older generation’s half-forgotten memories is no match for the experience of being personally committed to a cause? Armando Orozco Tovar The older generation of today can often […]
The kind of fiction that carries the label of magical realism, associated with South American writers like Márquez and Borges, possesses a lightness of touch and a whimsical sense of fantasy that works its way into the stories of everyday life. Sean Sheehan Such aspects of style and […]
The works of one of the most influential Spanish writers in history, will be analysed in London on 18 May in a new documentary at the Instituto Cervantes. The exhibition will be accompanied by a talk by its director and an expert in Mexican literature.
Apart from Shakespeare’s “Exit, pursued by a bear” in Act III of “A winter’s tale”, stage directions are not usually the stuff of cultural memory. But Jo Baker’s new novel should help make one of Samuel Beckett’s, at the start of “Waiting for Godot”, better known. Sean Sheehan […]
Creator of the international poetry festival Woman’s Cry and of the Women Poets International (MPI) movement, Dominican Jael Uribe has received significant recognition in Oslo. The Freedom of Expression Prize has done justice to a woman who has been able to speak up. Women’s rights have been championed of […]