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Life Divided: Formal or Normal?

Are formals a harmless tradition, or an extravagant excess?

Bodleian to exhibit unpublished JRR Tolkien artworks

The three works, which have never before been viewed by the public, date back to Tolkien’s early years in Oxford

A coffee break at Common Ground Workspace

A taste of the new pop-up on Little Clarendon — a shared workspace that offers conversation as well as a caffeine kick

The tradition of ignorance in English travel writing

The linguistic and cultural superiority that lives on into the digital age

‘Sehnsucht’ and life’s insatiable longing

The desire for the unattainable is both the inspiration for great art and the catalyst for great sorrow

García Marquez makes magical realism realistic

Barney Pite unpacks the "tragic, brutal and cruel" world of Márquez's News of a Kidnapping

Remembering Wallace: Biography and Memory

'The End of the Tour' is a powerful biopic, but by all accounts it gets David Foster Wallace wrong. Does that matter?

How Oxford culture is dominated by the most privileged

The issue is not a simple matter of discrimination but long term deficiencies in cultural upbringing in less privileged students

The Cherry Orchard review – ‘poignant moments underscored by fantastic music’

Cesca Echlin enjoys a production that picks apart class and generation divides

The changing face of the Virgin

Chris Ofili's new depiction of the Virgin Mary is shocking and enticing in equal measure