Is racism striking back again?

This is something I thought I would share. Any reference to real facts or persons is not purely coincidental. The recent episodes have been pushing it under the spotlight but, in all fairness, it doesn’t seem that racism is spreading out “again” just like a contagious virus. It’s always been there and it has never…

Books and booze

Even people whose lives have been made various by learning sometimes find it hard to keep a fast hold on their habitual views of life, on their faith in the Invisible – nay, on the sense that their past joys and sorrows are a real experience, when they are suddenly transported to a new land,…

Translature supports protest against political prisoners’ detention in Angola

Translature is an experiment and was conceived as a literary blog. However, studying and exploring literature inevitably implies sneaking through multiple disciplines and forms of art and expressions that are intertwined. Among many other things, literature and politics often go hand-in-hand, but in some places this legacy can be much more intimate than elsewhere. To start with, the multilingual…

Lewis Carroll 1865-2015: 150 anni nel Paese delle Meraviglie/ 150 years in Wonderland/150 anos no País das Maravilhas

«Ma io non voglio andare fra i matti», osservò Alice. «Non hai altra scelta», disse il Gatto «Qui siamo tutti matti. Io sono matto. Tu sei matta.» «E come lo sai che sono matta?» disse Alice. «Devi esserlo per forza,» disse il Gatto: «altrimenti non saresti venuta qui.» “But I don’t want to go among…