Featuring Camille Paglia, Rana Dasgupta, Clive Sinclair, Jonathan Bate, Angela Leighton
An essay from Camillie Paglia ‘Final Cut: the selection process for Break, Blow, Burn’
New fiction from Rana Dasgupta and Clive Sinclair
Jonathan Bate and David Constantine on Shakespeare
New poetry from Angela Leighton
In this our first issue of 2009, we ring in as usual both new and old.
New writing in abundance this time. In fiction, excerpts from Rana Dasgupta’s new novel… Also, a big section on Shakespeare with Jonathan Bate and David Constantine.
Bit at the Bottom:
From 'In the Potter’s Yard'
We’ll dig for silver bells and cockle shells,
bones, flutey as a tune, for crocks and spells,
knacks and tales.
By Angela Leighton
It's also the anniversary of Elizabeth Gaskell's birthday - Read what we thought of Wives and Daughters too… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… - 51m ago
Born on this day 1547 - Read our review of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote bit.ly/292gJ39 https://t.co/VKalY4sJUa - 1h ago
"If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud" On this day 1902 Emile… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… - 2h ago
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