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Literature and Resistance

How best to talk about literature and resistance? Perhaps historically, looking at the works of Thomas Hardy, Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and Henry James, for example. Alternatively, one could look at the most recent publication by George Monbiot, Out of the Wreckage, using his book as a manual to show activists how they can change […]

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The Time of Their Lives

The Time of Their Lives is Roger Goldby’s film about life as a senior citizen – an insight into the regression of the baby boomer generation and their attempts to find second chances as they edge closer to senility. Pauline Collins plays a vulnerable, unhappy grandmother, Priscilla, who is easily persuaded to accompany Helen (Joan […]