Authors Posts by Isaac Goodwin

Isaac Goodwin


Milestones: Prohibition

Isaac Goodwin explores the lasting effects of America's successful temperance movement

Review: Pitcairn

Isaac Goodwin finds these mutineers to be lacking in originality and excitement

Human beauty: Maybe it’s all about the numbers

Isaac Goodwin explores the ideals of physical perfection and mathemical proportions

Butt-plugs aren’t as edgy as they were

Isaac Goodwin hates Paul McCarthy and his provocative artworks

Milestones: Sin

Isaac Goodwin looks at the origins of our concept of sin

Interview: Esarhaddon

Isaac Goodwin talks to director Lucy Wood about the new Assyrian play, on at the Simpkins Lee theatre on Wednesday 29th October

The contrary states of the human condition

Isaac Goodwin explores the themes of conflict and cohesion in the works of William Blake

Milestones: The Bohemian Myth

Isaac Goodwin looks at the rise of the ramshackle artist

Failed Novelists: the epitome of unselfconscious cool

Isaac Goodwin and Joel Nelson talk anthologies and collaborations with the Failed Novelists President

Loading the Canon: Flashman

Cherwell's weekly call for new additions to the literary establishment highlights George MacDonald Frazer's loveable rogue


Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds

Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...