Poetry review – AFTER HOPPER AND LANGE: Sue Wallace-Shaddad finds David Olsen’s ekphrastic poems are very evocative of the era portrayed by Dorothea Lange and Edward Hopper
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Poetry review – AFTER: Rennie Halstead is pleased to find that Jane Routh’s ekphrastic poetry is able to stand on its own while still being true to the artworks that inspire it.
THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT. The final part of Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell trilogy came out just before the pandemic: a year later Graham Buchan looks back on the whole sequence.
Head First: A Psychiatrist’s Stories of Mind and Body by Alastair Santhouse.
Santhouse has found his destined niche in an NHS office, with mismatched furniture and absolutely no view, where he tries to fathom the very adult issues of desperate people on the edge of our society, many of whom have flummoxed every other medical department.
Paula Rego, Tate Britain. Review by Graham Buchan. The Anglo-Portuguese artist Paula Rego, now in her 86th year, has forged a long career in a variety of media including sculpture and etchings.
EURIPIDES: THE TROJAN WOMEN, A COMIC: Merryn Williams considers an unusual re-working of Euripides by Anne Carson & Rosanna Bruno