• Sir Gawain rides again

    Stephanie Trigg     |      August 28, 2021

    The medieval romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was recently reimagined as a movie, but the poem itself already has a surprisingly contemporary message about tradition, modernity and our sense of self.

  • Louise Glück wins the Nobel Prize for Literature

    Nikolai Duffy     |      October 10, 2020

    The wonderful American poet Louise Glück has won this years Nobel Prize for Literature. The Nobel committee heralded her work ‘for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal’.