The Polyphony looks back over 2019’s most popular and provocative posts.
‘What can we gain by turning to the ways in which people thought about, and performed, sleep in the past?’: Megan Leitch, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Cardiff University, considers contemporary understanding of sleep within its wider premodern context.
‘A clinical picture of a neurological revolt against middle-class conformity’: Aidan Tynan, senior lecturer in English literature at Cardiff University, dissects J.G. Ballard’s novel and ‘anatomical portrait’, High Rise.
Kathleen Reynolds reviews Chris Bundock and Elizabeth Effinger’s edited collection, William Blake’s Gothic Imagination: Bodies of horror (Manchester University Press, 2018). William Blake’s Gothic Imagination: Bodies of Horror sets out to unpick the multiplicity of ways in which Blake’s poetic […]