Arwa Mahdawi

(Another Angry Oxbridge Eng Lit Feminist in the Media) In another post, I have commented on the over-representation of English Literature graduates from Oxford and Cambridge in the UK media. Many of these journalists have pronounced feminist leanings – see post The Feminist Glass Escalator. These include Katherine Viner (Guardian editor) Gabby Hinsliff (Guardian), Marina… Continue reading Arwa Mahdawi

The Death of the English Literature Degree

“Long before any ideas of “woke” had entered the mainstream, university English departments had decided what was, and wasn’t, acceptable. Woe betide you, student or tutor alike, if you deviated from the new orthodoxy” Alexander Larman writing in The Critic It might seem odd to take pleasure in the decline and possible death of English… Continue reading The Death of the English Literature Degree