Are fantasy stories worth telling?

Zac Alstin | 28 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: fantasy, literature, spirituality, The Lord of the Rings
The spiritual significance of fantasy themes.

The revolutionary vision of Jane Austen

Gillian Dooley | 25 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: courtship, Jane Austen, literature
Is Austen’s popularity starting to undermine her stature?

A Polish Tolkien? The fantasy world of Andrzej Sapkowski

Harley J. Sims | 13 December 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: fantasy, gaming, literature
‘The Witcher’ stories have become a huge hit with gamers.

Those who think Marlowe co-wrote plays with Shakespeare may Kyd themselves

Darren Freebury-Jones | 27 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, Shakespeare
Number-crunching is not the only way of determining authorship.

The Story of Kullervo

Emily Watson | 29 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: JRR Tolkien, literature, mythology
An early and dark Tolkien short story contains seeds of later works.

Happy birthday, Charlotte! Celebrating the creator of Jane Eyre

Christine Alexander | 10 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: anniversaries, Charlotte Brontë, literature
200 years since the birth of Charlotte Bronte her heroine’s fame is undiminished.

Marx, Freud, Hitler, Mandela, Greer… Shakespeare influenced them all

Robert White | 19 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, Shakespeare
400 years after his death, there seems no sign of Shakespeare going away again any day soon.

To be ‘A Speaker of Words and a Doer of Deeds’: literature and leadership

Drew Faust | 01 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: humanities, leadership, literature
Defending the humanities at West Point.

Laurus: the history of a man’s soul

Michael Kirke | 18 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, Middle Ages, Russia
A surprising new Russian novel recommends 'the way of the saints'.

Losing the lottery

Nicole M. King | 02 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, human dignity, literature
Sometimes it takes a good story to jolt us out of our lethargy.

Charles Moore: ‘Authors who have inspired me’

Charles Moore | 15 December 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: interviews, literature
An interview with a former editor of the Daily Telegraph and biographer of Margaret Thatcher.

International best seller is a must read for college women

Jennifer Minicus | 17 September 2015 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: literature, marriage, romance

There’s something mysterious about reviving To Kill a Mockingbird

Richard Gray | 06 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, USA
After a gap of 55 years, its reclusive author is publishing a second novel.

Ten books that changed my world

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: book lists, literature
Less dramatic than it sounds, to be sure, but still formative.

Living in the past

Harley J. Sims | 17 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, literature, Middle Ages
What’s behind our love affair with the Middle Ages?

Page 1 of 3 :  1 2 3 > 

Follow MercatorNet
MercatorNet RSS feed
subscribe to newsletter
Sections and Blogs
Family Edge
Sheila Reports
Reading Matters
Demography Is Destiny
Conniptions (the editorial)
contact us
our ideals
our People
our contributors
Mercator who?
partner sites
audited accounts
advice for writers
privacy policy
New Media Foundation
Suite 12A, Level 2
5 George Street
North Strathfield NSW 2137
+61 2 8005 8605
skype: mercatornet

© New Media Foundation 2017 | powered by Encyclomedia | designed by Elleston