The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography – Edmund Gordon

Date Completed: Early January 2017 Page Length: 544 Goodreads Rather than begin this review with a quote, I will simply say, read the whole damn thing. My mum gave me Edmund Gordon's biography of Angela Carter fro Christmas last year and read it almost non stop until completing it in early January. I was slowed down considerably … Continue reading The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography – Edmund Gordon

The Sadder Sex: The Gendering of Grief in Hamlet

The experience of pain, sadness and depression in Shakespeare's Hamlet is complicated and multifaceted. As the goal of this essay is not to diagnose the characters of Hamlet, pain, sadness and depression along with other terms, such as grief and mourning, will be used interchangeably to refer to the various states from which the characters … Continue reading The Sadder Sex: The Gendering of Grief in Hamlet