The Oxonian Review
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June 23rd, 2017, 05:06 AM

The Myth of Homecoming
June 16th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Lotta Schneidemesser A God in Every Stone Kamila Shamsie Bloomsbury 2014 400 pp. ISBN 9781408847237 £8.99           If a man is to die defending a field, let the field be his field, the land his land, the people his people. In A God in Every Stone (2014) Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie […]
Three Photographs from Brazil
June 15th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Julia Last   ~ Julia Last is reading for an M.Phil in Portuguese and Italian at the University of Oxford.
Worlds Apart
June 14th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Owen Duff More Life Drake March 2017 DAMN. Kendrick Lamar April 2017     Rap is often understood as a competition, and the status of the art as duel between the two most successful MCs. In the 90s, it was Biggie Smalls and Tupac, and in the late 90s, Jay Z and Nas. It is […]
Made in Poland?
June 12th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Jane Hastings Swallowing Mercury Wioletta Greg, translated by Eliza Marciniak Portobello Books 2017 146 pp. ISBN 9781846276071 £12.99 (hbk)               Wioletta Greg’s autobiographical novella, Swallowing Mercury (2017), is a perplexingly mercurial work. Narrated from the perspective of a young girl named Wiola, its action unfolds in Hektary, a fictional […]
Colour
June 8th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Becca Thornton             ~ Becca Thornton is from Macclesfield and studied Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art. Her website is here and her Instagram is here.  
Two Poems
June 6th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Leo Temple For N-B Selfsame is personalized; an experiment in control- led conditions, like euphemism or filter (skin is forced by life, and light, it isn’t an animal, it holds one in); Selfsame is personalized & bodied in pixels (skin is pixelated by life, and light, it isn’t an animal it holds   cigarette like […]
To gulp, rather than to taste
June 5th, 2017, 05:06 AM
Chris Townsend Drawn From Life: Selected Essays of Michel de Montaigne Introduced by Tim Parks Notting Hill Editions 2016 210pp £14.99           The ambition of Notting Hill Editions, a publisher of new book-length essays and essay collections, as well as selections from the works of classic essayists, is, according to its […]
Three Peacocks
June 2nd, 2017, 05:06 AM
Constantine Blintzios In a town neither of us was from, where at that time of day the light was flesh-pink and edible, we gathered close to each other and saw something move in the trees. Urine that pressed at the skin within my skin, left in sheets from my body as we looked at the shapes […]
Repeat, repeat, repeat
June 1st, 2017, 05:06 AM
Becca Thornton   ~ Becca Thornton is from Macclesfield and studied Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Art. Her website is here and her Instagram is here.