James Wood: Virginia Woolf’s Forgetful Selves

PEN American Center – James Wood: Virginia Woolf’s Forgetful Selves. I believe that Woolf, with perhaps the example of the newly translated Chekhov in her mind, introduced absent-mindedness—in all senses of the phrase—to English fiction …

Maps of the Imagination: Peter Turchi

I have just started reading Turchi’s Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer – and I’m already deeply in love with this fantastic text and its beautiful illustrations. Let me give you some examples… The book opens with several quotations, one of them is from Milan Kundera The Art of the Novel (1988): A novel examines…