Chinese-Canadian journalist Edith Eaton documented anti-Asian racism in Canada in the late 19th and early 20th century. Over 100 years later, not much has changed.
Three decades after poet Frank X. Walker coined the term 'Affrilachia,' the region's poets and artists continue to create work that probes the world of a people long ignored.
Eagerly anticipated every year, the sakura season in Japan is a time to appreciate change.
Woolf thought of her books as music before she wrote them so it is unsurprising that her writing influenced the work of composers.
From talking about death to understanding grief, these picture books can help parents start a difficult conversation about death with young children.
From Emile Brontë's West York Moors to the mining town where DW Lawrence set Sons and Lovers, there is much literary heritage to be discovered all over the UK.
Published in 1991, the tale of over-educated, under-employed young people who lament the broken world they've inherited speaks to the concerns of today's youth.
The closure of physical buildings doesn't have to mean that new readers should miss out on literary history
All-boys' schools often choose texts for English study written by men. But the sexism goes beyond that. They are more likely to shy away from any exploration of gender in literature.
Where solitary reading drives us into ourselves, reading aloud can be a deeply sensuous experience
Doubt can be uncomfortable. It is often tempting to jump to conclusions. But Keats counsels otherwise.
It's a malleable mythos that has been adapted by kings and queens as well as artists and filmmakers.
The myth has become a symbol of the traumatizing legacy of trans-Atlantic slavery. It also serves as a form of resistance and healing.
They can seem daunting to write but are wonderful to receive so here are a handful of tips to write your own love poem.
Funny poems get a bad rap but their humour can provoke interesting conversations and reach a wide demographic.
Writers did it themselves back in the 19th-century so modern period dramas should be cut some slack for trying to prioritise modern aesthetic tastes over historical accuracy.
On house arrest, Xavier de Maistre took a journey around his room where he discovered there was much to wonder at.
A french classic has had a thoroughly modern update, meditating on themes of class, race and colonialism.
Cultures worldwide are awash with tales of great floods. What can they tell us about the reality of a wetter world?
Created by a prolific French author, Inspector Jules Maigret observes without judgement and moves like a chameleon between social classes.