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Subtext (in media a with a mention of fiction) part 1

The word ‘subtext’ can convey a multitude of things, wordweb defines it thus’ The underlying meaning or message of a piece of writing or speech For my purposes I’m talking about one specific type of subtext; femslash (lesbian/bisexual or generally queer overtones), … Continue reading

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Classics; what defines them and what they mean to you.

I recently read part of Italo Calvino’s set of essays, as collected in; “Why read the classics?”, which now has me questioning; What are my classics? How do I define a classic? What is the general definition of a classic? … Continue reading

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