“Should culture be placed in a museum of minds or should we take authority over culture as a product of human intelligence and consciousness to be used to improve our existential conditions?” (548).
Molara Ogundipe Leslie
“Stiwanism: Feminism in an African Context”
“(I)f the priorities of the realm become reversed, and everything is mediated by culture, to the point where even the political and the ideological ‘levels’ have initially to be disentangled from their primary mode of representation which is cultural. . . . Continue reading
The very well-written article by Maggie Lange issued today at Paris Review.“Girls Moping in Hotels” is an interesting revision of the figure of the hotel as a transition space for women in both literature and film, an unfamiliar shelter of isolation and emotional frustration that is usually difficult to articulate.
Good literary criticism, like all great literature, is multi-faceted and layered; its meaning flickers and changes and it is couched in ambiguity : it is both a particle and a wave.
The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature
Cambridge University Press 2012