Jane Austen

Iconic beginnings

It is a truth universally acknowledged that you would need a very long piece of paper if you were to write a list of all the best quotes in literature. If these quotes are reserved to first lines only, then the list gets considerably shorter, but a whole lot more memorable. Reading the first words […]

Decolonising the Canon of English Literature

Stephanie Hanson writes on the issue of ‘decolonisation’ within perceptions of the English literary canon.