Oliver Goldsmith She Stoops to Conquer: Catherine Cooper shows how the themes of She Stoops to Conquer are developed through contrasts, such as between age and youth, city and country, and high and low social class, and finds that behind those superficial contrasts deeper psychological contrasts are being explored. Aritro Ganguly and Rangeet Sengupta discuss the importance of memory to the Romantics, showing how the issues with which poets such as Wordsworth and Coleridge were concerned resonate with issues relevant to the Classical era, the shift from an oral to written culture which took place with the invention of the printing press, Enlightenment philosophy, contemporary debates about artificial intelligence, and the advent of audio-visual mass communications. Trivikrama Kumari Jamwal studies the 'Lucy' poems by William Wordsworth and attempts to analyze Wordsworth as a poet in the light of his perspective outlined in his Preface to Lyrical Ballads
Ep72 - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten. The episode also sees Dario discuss how the film made him think differently about punk and the pair get into the politics of music documentary regarding issues such as the representation of female artists and global music cultures.
Available officially for the first time on the recent release Joe Strummer: Ep71 - A Ghost Story November 1, For this episode, Neil and Dario were in the room together for the first time in a while and what an occasion it was. The result was an overwhelmingly emotional evening for the hosts particularly Neil who struggled to hold it together and the majority of the large audience - the beauty of the shared experience feels palpable on the tape, and we hope it transmits to listeners.
It was one of the greatest nights of the podcast to date, a really special communal experience where the uniqueness of the shared experience that is Cinema felt more alive than it has in a long time.
It reminded many present of what makes Cinema so special, and it doesn't hurt that the film is incredible. Hear everyone wax lyrical.
Please enjoy the first full episode in a long time where Neil and Dario are in the same room and on the same stage for the entire, emotional duration.
Neil and Dario pick up on these themes at the end of the interview and discussing some further films that Dario has seen and Neil history of being a festival organiser.
What follows the screening is a lively debate about the film, problematic viewing, feminism and more.Tarkovsky's films, so much molded in Russian distinctiveness, has received the marvel and awe from nearly all cinephile's in the Western world; rather making his films arguments for the universal and for art's ability to unite.
The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe - In Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Pit and the Pendulum,” written , and “using the anguish of imminent death as the means of causing the nerves to quiver” (Edgar Allan Poe, ), he takes the reader into the mind of a man who is tortured by various means by some unknown person or persons for reasons that are not given.
Tarkovsky’s not unaware of this; there are subtly funny moments to be found, including one of film history’s oddest wrong numbers, and moments such as Writer standing over Stalker, observing quietly, “Forgive me, but you are simply defective”.
All the latest news, reviews, pictures and video on culture, the arts and entertainment. As a Tarkovsky fan I watched the Sacrifice in all formats possible, starting with the Russian big screen premiere back in and up to the last Bluray version of this movie that was released a few years back by Kino International.
English Literature Essays, literary criticism on many authors, links to internet resources and bookshop.