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    “The frailty of everything revealed at last”: dystopian fiction in a...

    "Dystopian narratives may be bleak, but they do not contribute to the barbarity of our times: they are, instead, a powerful reminder that in the midst of crisis, beauty and hope do remain."

    The societal consequences of the prosthetic womb in Helen Sedgwick’s ‘The...

    Imagining a world where reproductive technology has evolved to popularise prosthetic wombs, Helen Sedgwick’s ‘The Growing Season’ toes the line between utopia and dystopia...

    All Greek to Me: Why we can’t get enough of modern...

    Greek and Latin works have inspired literature throughout the ages - authors were, and still are, constantly riffing off one another, with even Virgil,...

    Taking Down Power: Atwood on Weinstein

    TW: Sexual Assault The Handmaid’s Tale is my favourite book - cliché for a nineteen-year-old humanities student, I am aware. I picked up a copy...
    Margaret Atwood in a red scarf, talking into a microphone on a podium.

    ATWOOD RETURNS TO GILEAD

    It is difficult to sanitise Atwood’s new venture. In fact, it is difficult to put into words at all the violence of the novel....
    A Scene from Toy Story 3 showing animated toys crowded into a nursery school room

    What cultural blockbusters can we look forward to in 2019?

    Margaret Atwood, Pixar and Lana del Rey: Chloe Whitehead puts together her most anticipated cultural events coming up in the new year

    The Handmaid’s Tale: unnervingly familiar and uncomfortably relevant

    Beccy Swanson is impressed by the cruel visuals setting Channel 4’s The Handmaid’s Tale apart from Atwood’s original novel, but warns against binge-watching