Literature Tag Archive

COVID-19FamilyLifestyleSocial Issues

“I think the way governments around the world dealt with the pandemic led young people to get more interested in politics”

(5 minute read) 19 year old Neo Kalungu-Banda reflects on the last 18 months and explains how young people can grow through their challenges.

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Poetry

My Brother in My Arms

(3 minute read) Nicole Law offers a poetical analysis of inequalities in her native Singapore.

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Art & CultureSocial Issues

Reclaiming masculinity with The Lord of the Rings

(5 minute read) Tolkien’s classic trilogy offers an alternative to the culture of toxic masculinity which threatens men today, believes Miguel Sepúlveda.

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HistorySocial IssuesThought-provoking

Conflict, conscience and poppies

(7 minute read) As ceremonies are held this month across the globe to mark the armistice, Maddy Fry explores the complex relationship between Christianity and pacifism.

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Stroll with Nicole

The poetry of hope

(2 minute read) Nicole Law takes up Pope Francis’ challenge to be a ‘social poet’ and encourages us to create hope.

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Stroll with Nicole

What makes writers write?

(3 minute read) Nicole Law searches inside and out to explain her desire to put pen to paper.

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Art & CultureLifestyle

Mind your language

(4 minute read) Learning a new language in a foreign land can challenge your identity and psychology, Lisa Fraser explains.

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Art & CultureHistory

Tolkien’s formative years in Birmingham … a conversation with William Sherwood

New Conversational Video … Sean Organ interviews William Sherwood – the Education Secretary of The Tolkien Society.

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Art & CultureHistory

Love, loss and … literature

(6 minute read) From Africa to England – Sean Organ reveals the backstory of the great author J. R. R. Tolkien and considers how much influence it might have had on his writing.

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Art & CultureLifestyle

We need to read

(4 minute read) Just read! In a world dominated by the internet, Hajra Rehman urges us not to forget the life-giving power of literature.

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