Ms Kanta

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

Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Review: ‘George and the Blue Moon’ — The Oxford Culture Review

In 2007, Lucy Hawking teamed up with her superstar physicist father Stephen to write a popular science trilogy for children. The George series, aimed at readers aged 8+, turned out … Continue reading

23/05/2016 · Leave a comment

Review: Tom Stoppard on text and performance — The Oxford Culture Review

How much “Shakespeare” is there in a Shakespeare play? A facetious question, perhaps. But it’s a question that is peculiarly specific to the theatre — how much of the author … Continue reading

21/05/2016 · 1 Comment

Review: ‘The Marriage of Kim K’ — The Oxford Culture Review

The Marriage of Figaro, and Kim Kardashian. If this combination sounds incongruous, it is perhaps because of the cultural value attached to opera in the twenty-first century, fitting into a … Continue reading

06/05/2016 · Leave a comment

Review: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ — The Oxford Culture Review

Twenty seconds was all it took for the Sunday matinee of The Phantom of the Opera to sell out, after Milk & Two Sugars Productions announced this last-minute addition to … Continue reading

04/05/2016 · Leave a comment

The Martian, NASA, and Potatoes

It’s been a while since this originally came out, but I never published it to my blog. In November, I was interviewed by my friend Dan O’Neill, who is a … Continue reading

02/05/2016 · Leave a comment

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