The Outsider. The Misfit. The Outcast. He (and it most typically is a he) has become an archetypal figure in literature, one who disgusts and delights readers in equal measure. The Outsider conjures within our minds an image of a gaunt, bookish, prematurely world-weary man who idles away his time contemplating the nature of his… Continue reading The Figure of the Outsider
Here are my 2018 reading resolutions.
Why my 2018 reading resolution is to be better book-travelled.
Explore the history and evolution of gender codes in the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale from the original folktale to Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm, to Angela Carter's subversive feminist retellings.