American literature Articles

October read: Their Eyes Were Watching God

October read: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Jonathan Hosking reflects on Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston and its depiction of marriage, race and religion
Review: ‘American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin’

Review: ‘American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin’

Amy Hagan reviews Terrance Hayes’ ‘American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin’, after he performed at this year’s Manchester Literature Festival.
Classics digested: The Old Man and the Sea

Classics digested: The Old Man and the Sea

A tale of passion, perseverance and faith, Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea is a gem of American literature, says Shanda Moorghen
Dysfunctional families in American literature

Dysfunctional families in American literature

As Americans look towards spending quality family time together during Thanksgiving, Katie Myerscough examines some of the most dysfunctional families in American literature

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