Literature

The tide turns: progress and change in literary reception (looking at Thomas Hardy)

“His representation of Tess, then, was compelling enough to engender varying reactions to his novel over the course of a century. The newspaper articles discussed here testify to the ever-changing caprices of the public readership, and prove his reputation for controversial writing to be more right than ever before.”

A Generation of Non-Readers

Riana Dixon explores why children aren’t reading anymore, and the potential problems it raises.