Tag Archives: The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Out of Place

Source: Edward W. Said, Out of Place: A Memoir (London: Granta Books, 1999), pp. 34-34 Text: There were two main sources of stories whose boundaries I could expand: books and films. […] The second source was films, particularly those like … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

Source: Alan Bennett, extract from Alan Bennett, extract from ‘Seeing Stars’, London Review of Books, vol. 24 no. 1, 3 January 2002, pp. 12-16, reproduced in Untold Stories (London: Faber and Faber, 2005), pp. 170-171 Text: I had no notion … Continue reading

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