Ms Kanta

Voracious reader and DPhil candidate blogs about books and scholarly life.

Monthly Archives: February, 2015

Film in Oxford: ‘The Theory of Everything’ covers everything but science

Originally posted on The Oxford Culture Review:
– Professor Stephen Hawking is a physicist and professor of mathematics who has made amazing contributions to cosmology through his work on the…

23/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Review: ‘The Crucible’

Originally posted on The Oxford Culture Review:
February 2015 marks the ten-year anniversary of the death of playwright Arthur Miller, so a large-scale performance of his work during this month…

19/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Writing, Fast and Slow

Though I’ve never had a very serious bout of writer’s block yet, and I’ve written three theses before (two undergraduate, one graduate), writing can be awfully hard. I am not … Continue reading

14/02/2015 · 1 Comment

“So what is your research about?”

It is a question I get asked often, and frankly, it is the question academics love to be asked most. (Hint: it is a much better question than “When are … Continue reading

07/02/2015 · 2 Comments

Bijna te pijnlijk

De kinderen van de kolonel Mahmud Doulatabadi De grootste roman van deze schrijver is nog niet naar het Nederlands vertaald. Van Mahmud Doulatabadi (1940), wiens naam overigens in andere Europese … Continue reading

04/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Review: Reading in the Spirit of Blake

Originally posted on The Oxford Culture Review:
In December, the Ashmolean Museum opened the exhibition William Blake: Apprentice and Master, which displays an impressive selection of Blake’s most famous works…

01/02/2015 · Leave a comment

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