Reworking the Novel: Language and representation in The Man Who Would Be King

The binary oppositions of the colonial self and the colonised Other are habitually encoded in colonialist discourse as a dichotomy necessary to domination.[1] Within imperialist Britain, the ideologies supporting the colonial vision were continually propagated from the 1880s onwards through exhibitions, parades, and popular literature;[2] yet some of the 19th century’s most prevalent works belonged… Read More Reworking the Novel: Language and representation in The Man Who Would Be King

Fear of Wasp

A guest post from film buff Dan Norman The international success of last year’s American Honey, with big wins at the British Independent Film Awards and Cannes Film Festival, restored writer-director Andrea Arnold to the limelight that she first stepped into with 2003’s Wasp. Unlike American Honey, Wasp is a short film – Arnold’s last… Read More Fear of Wasp