Children’s Literature

The Phenomenon of the Guilty Pleasure

Ever wondered why we treat some of our favourite books as academically inferior, gripping enough to return to again and again, but not quite literary enough to name drop at uni? Emily Smith investigates the fascinating world of guilty pleasures.

Whores, Virgins and Mothers in Roald Dahl

Jenni Green pairs critical theory with children’s literature again, this time examining Second Wave Feminism in relation to Roald Dahl’s Matilda.