Women vs Hollywood: The fall and rise of women in film by Helen O’Hara
Is it tautological to describe a work of fiction as ‘family Gothic’? After all, there’s nothing more inherently Gothic than the family politic: a hierarchical structure ruled by a patriarch, as intolerant of transgression as it is fascinated by it, sustaining itself through a clear us/them divide, all the while proclaiming, ‘The blood is the life.’ Yet three new Australian novels Gothicise the family politic by exaggerating, each to the point of melodrama, just how dangerous a family can become when its constituents turn against one another.... (read more)
Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack: More than a Bauhaus artist by Resi Schwarzbauer with Chris Bell
A boy appears at school early
to lick the flagpole and speak different.
Scratch the ‘g’ from ‘listening’ ...