Matilda

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 […]

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.